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Vitamin D supplementation for improving bone mineral density in children (Protocol)

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Winz, TM and Powell, S and Shaw, K and Jones, G (2008) Vitamin D supplementation for improving bone mineral density in children (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, CD0069 (2). pp. 1-8. ISSN 1469-493X

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

·To determine the effectiveness of vitamin D supplementation for improving bone mineral density in children.
·To determine if any effect of vitamin D supplementation varies by sex, age or pubertal stage, the type or dose of vitamin D given or baseline vitamin D status.
·To determine if any effect of vitamin D supplementation persists after cessation of the intervention.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Low bone mineral density, osteoporotic fracture, BMD, High dose boluses, randomised controlled trials of vitamin D supplementation compared with placebo
Journal or Publication Title: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Page Range: pp. 1-8
ISSN: 1469-493X
Identification Number - DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006944
Additional Information:

Republished online with edits 8 Oct 2008 issue 4

Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 00:26
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:53
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