Summary of the Systematic Review
Feeding Modifications and Additional Primary Caregiver Support for Infants Exposed to Zika Virus or Diagnosed With Congenital Zika Syndrome: A Rapid Review of the Evidence
Sales Martinez, S., Pardo-Hernandez, H., et al. (2020).
Tropical Medicine & International Health, Epub retrieved September 8, 2020 from https://doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13482.
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Indicators of Review Quality
- Yes The review states a clearly focused question/aim.
- Yes Criteria for inclusion of studies are provided.
- Yes Search strategy described in sufficient detail for replication.
- N/A Included studies are assessed for study quality.
- N/A Quality assessments are reproducible.
- N/A Characteristics of the included studies are provided.
Quality Rating Notes
Study Quality and Study Characteristics: No studies met inclusion criteria.
This is a review and meta-analysis of group intervention studies investigating feeding modifications for infants exposed to Zika virus or diagnosed with congenital Zika Syndrome.
This review aimed to
- assess existing feeding recommendations for infants (birth to 12 months) exposed to Zika virus or diagnosed with congenital Zika Syndrome (CZVS) and
- determine whether the primary caregivers of these infants should receive additional support to improve feedings.
Infants (birth to 12 months) exposed to Zika virus or diagnosed with congenital Zika Syndrome (CZVS)
Feeding modification and parent support
Number of Studies Included
Inception up to July 18, 2020
Conclusions from This Systematic Review
What are Conclusions?
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No studies were reported to meet inclusion criteria. Therefore, the authors were unable to determine whether feeding modifications or additional primary caregiver support improves the outcomes of infants exposed to Zika virus or diagnosed with congenital Zika Syndrome.