Vitamin A and maternal mortality

Althaus, Frances
June 1999
International Family Planning Perspectives;Jun99, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p58
Academic Journal
Discusses the abstract entitled `Double blind, cluster randomized trial of low dose supplementation with vitamin A or beta carotene on mortality related to pregnancy in Nepal,' by K.P. West Jr. et al published in the 1999 issue `British Medical Journal'. Ratio of deaths among women taking vitamin A versus beta carotene; Percent likelihood of death among vitamin users versus placebo.


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