feeding pracice & iron treatment in infants

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  • 1. THE INFLUENCE OF FEEDING PRACTICE ON IRON TREATMENT FOR ANEMIA IN INFANTS Wiyarni Pambudi Department of Child Health Sumber Waras Hospital Medical School, Tarumanagara University Jakarta Indonesia

2. INTRODUCTION Infants aged between 6 and 12 months are the high risk groups of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) The consequences of IDA : abnormalities of immune function, increased risk of infection, poor growth and neurocognitive impairment (Canfield, 2003) Prevention and early treatment of IDA are essential benefit of iron treatment was well determined (Baker, 2010) The influence of feeding practices during iron treatment on clinical and laboratory parameters are inconclusive KONIKA XV MANADO 2011FEEDING PRACTISE ON IRON TREATMENT2 3. OBJECTIVETo compare the influence of feeding practice on clinical and laboratory evaluation of iron treatment for IDA, between exclusive, partial, or non breastfed infantsKONIKA XV MANADO 2011FEEDING PRACTISE ON IRON TREATMENT3 4. METHODS Design : Prospective cohort study Period : April 2010 - March 2011 Location : 2 private hospitals in West Jakarta Participan : Convinience sampling of IDA infants Statistical analysis : Chi-square test Students t-test p


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