Impact of weekly treatment with ferrous sulfate on hemoglobin level, morbidity and nutritional status of anemic infants.

@article{Lima2006ImpactOW,
  title={Impact of weekly treatment with ferrous sulfate on hemoglobin level, morbidity and nutritional status of anemic infants.},
  author={Ana Carolina Mudad Lima and Mar{\'i}lia de Carvalho Lima and Miriam Queiroz Faria Guerra and Sylvia de Azevedo Mello Romani and Sophie Helena Eickmann and Pedro Israel Cabral de Lira},
  journal={Jornal de pediatria},
  year={2006},
  volume={82 6},
  pages={452-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of weekly treatment with ferrous sulfate on hemoglobin level, morbidity and nutritional status in a sample of anemic infants from Zona da Mata Meridional in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. METHODS A controlled, community-based intervention was carried out with 378 infants who were followed-up for 18 months. Hemoglobin level was measured at 12 months in a total of 245 children randomly selected. Participating infants were divided into three groups: two… CONTINUE READING
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