Anemia of pregnancy in Liberia, West Africa: a therapeutic trial.

@article{Jackson1982AnemiaOP,
  title={Anemia of pregnancy in Liberia, West Africa: a therapeutic trial.},
  author={Robert Tracy Jackson and Michael C. Latham},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1982},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={710-4}
}
Research was conducted in Liberia, West Africa to ascertain which hematinics produce the best Hb response in women during the 3rd trimester of pregnancy. After obtaining background information, each of the 621 subjects was randomly assigned to one of four treatment groups. Group 1 was given 60 mg iron once daily, group 2 was given 60 mg iron 3 times daily, group 3 was given 60 mg iron 3 times daily plus a 5-mg folic acid tablet once daily, and group 4 was given the same treatment as group 3 but… CONTINUE READING