Effect of iron supplementation on physical growth in children: systematic review of randomised controlled trials.

@article{Sachdev2006EffectOI,
  title={Effect of iron supplementation on physical growth in children: systematic review of randomised controlled trials.},
  author={Harshpal Singh Sachdev and Tarun Gera and Penelope Nestel},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={9 7},
  pages={904-20}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of iron supplementation on physical growth in children through a systematic review of randomised controlled trials (RCTs). DATA SOURCES Electronic databases, personal files, and hand search of reviews, bibliographies of books, abstracts and proceedings of international conferences. REVIEW METHODS RCTs evaluating change in anthropometry with interventions that included oral or parenteral iron supplementation, or iron-fortified formula milk or cereals, were… CONTINUE READING
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