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Andrea Ramalho ; Patricia de Carvalho Padilha ; Cláudia Saunders ;Nutrición Hospitalaria 2014, 29 5

Author: Paulo Augusto Ribeiro Neves

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Nutrición Hospitalaria ISSN: 0212-1611 info@nutriciónhospitalaria.com Grupo Aula Médica España Ribeiro Neves, Paulo Augusto; Ramalho, Andrea; de Carvalho Padilha, Patricia; Saunders, Cláudia The role of prenatal nutrition assistance on the prevalence of night blindness in pregnant adults Nutrición Hospitalaria, vol.
29, núm.
5, mayo-, 2014, pp.
1132-1140 Grupo Aula Médica Madrid, España Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=309231670024 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative 24.
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318 Original - Vitaminas The role of prenatal nutrition assistance on the prevalence of night blindness in pregnant adults Paulo Augusto Ribeiro Neves1,2, Andrea Ramalho1,3, Patricia de Carvalho Padilha1,2 and Cláudia Saunders1,2 Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
Josué de Castro Institute of Nutrition (UFRJ-INJC).
2Research Group on Maternal and Child Health (GPSMI-UFRJ-INC).
3Center of Research for Micronutrients (NPqM-UFRJ-INJC).
Brazil. 1 Abstract Introduction: In developing countries, night blindness is a very common public health problem among pregnant women. Objective: Evaluate the effect of the changes occurred on prenatal care concerning prenatal nutritional care on the occurrence of night blindness (XN) in adult pregnant women in public maternity hospital in Rio de Janeiro between 1999-2001 and between 2007-2008. Methods: Two cross-sectional studies were conducted, been the first one conducted between 1999-2001 and the second one between 2007-2008.
Were studied 402 puerperal women, 225 between 1999-2001 (GI) and 177 between 2007-2008 (GII).
The gestational XN was investigated duri...





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