A CLINICAL STUDY ON THE THERAPY OF VITAMIN A

Liu QB

Childrení»s Hospital, Chongqing University of Medical Sciences Chongqing, China

 

Objective: To explore the clinical affect of Vitamin A on the treatment of children with measles.

Methods: Vitamin A was administrated in the treated group, compared with the control group. The serum Vitamin A was tested before and after its administration, and the clinical effect was observed in the two groups.

Results: The level of serum Vitamin A in the treated group was significantly higher than that in the control group after its administration (p<o.o1). The days of hospitalization and the duration of main manifest (fever, cough, and diarrhea) were remarkably shortened (all p<0.01). The complications were remarkably fewer (p<0.05).

Conclusion: Supplement of Vitamin A to the children with measles can be advantageous to recovering from the disease.

 

 
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