Studies related to Pneumonia and Zinc

Efficacy Of Zinc Given As An Adjunct In The Treatment Of Severe And Very Severe Pneumonia In Hospitalized Children 2-24 Mo Of Age: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-2 Weeks
Number of Subjects 550
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 0-1, 1-6
Notes for this study:
Supplementation of zinc at 20mg was effective in reducing recovery time in children with very severe pneumonia, but due to having no effect in severe pneumonia and the benefit in very severe being lost when controlling for underweight children the authors concluded no significant overall effect of treatment.

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