Effect of supplementation with vitamin A or ß carotene on mortality related to pregnancy. Slight modifications in definitions could alter interpretation of results.

Abstract

This is a letter written in response to an article published in an earlier issue of the BMJ. West KP Jr., Katz J, Khatry SK, LeClerq SC, Pradhan EK, Shrestha SR, et al. Double blind, cluster randomised trial of low dose supplementation with vitamin A or ß-carotene on mortality related to pregnancy in Nepal. BMJ 1999; 318: 570–575. (27 February.)

Citation

Ronsmans, C.; Campbell, O.; Collumbien, M. Effect of supplementation with vitamin A or beta carotene on mortality related to pregnancy. BMJ (1999) 319 (7218) 1201-1201. [DOI: 10.1136/bmj.319.7218.1201a]

Effect of supplementation with vitamin A or ß carotene on mortality related to pregnancy. Slight modifications in definitions could alter interpretation of results.

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