Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children
- Randomized, controlled trial of single versus 3-times-daily ferrous sulfate drops for treatment of anemiaS Zlotkin
Departments of Paediatrics and Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Pediatrics 108:613-6. 2001..It is possible that adherence would improve with a single-dose daily treatment regimen. We compared the use of single versus 3-times-daily ferrous sulfate drops, at the same total iron dose, on treatment of anemia in infants...
- Treatment of anemia with microencapsulated ferrous fumarate plus ascorbic acid supplied as sprinkles to complementary (weaning) foodsS Zlotkin
Departments of Paediatrics and Nutritional Sciences, The University of Toronto, Canada
Am J Clin Nutr 74:791-5. 2001..Standard therapy for anemia in infants is ferrous sulfate drops administered 3 times/d. Adherence to treatment, however, is often poor. One likely reason for poor adherence is the unpleasant side effects associated with drops...
- An orange a day keeps the doctor away: scurvy in the year 2000M Weinstein
Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Pediatrics 108:E55. 2001..The response to vitamin C is dramatic. Clinicians should be aware of this potentially fatal but easily curable condition that is still occasionally encountered among children...
- Micronutrients (including zinc) reduce diarrhoea in children: the Pakistan Sprinkles Diarrhoea StudyW Sharieff
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, and The Hospital for Sick Children, Research Institute, University of Toronto, Canada
Arch Dis Child 91:573-9. 2006..To examine the effect of the daily use of micronutrients (including zinc) or the same micronutrients plus heat inactivated lactic acid bacteria (LAB), on diarrhoea in children compared to placebo...