What zinc supplementation does and does not achieve in diarrhea prevention: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Patel2011WhatZS,
  title={What zinc supplementation does and does not achieve in diarrhea prevention: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Archana Behram Patel and Manju R. Mamtani and Neetu B Badhoniya and Hemant Kulkarni},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Prevention of diarrhea has presented indomitable challenges. A preventive strategy that has received significant interest is zinc supplementation. Existing literature including quantitative meta-analyses and systematic reviews tend to show that zinc supplementation is beneficial however evidence to the contrary is augmenting. We therefore conducted an updated and comprehensive meta-analytical synthesis of the existing literature on the effect of zinc supplementation in prevention of… CONTINUE READING