Summary of the Systematic Review

Article Citation

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.

Article Details

Description

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.

Questions/Aims Addressed

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.

Population

Infants (birth to 12 months) exposed to Zika virus or diagnosed with congenital Zika Syndrome (CZVS)

Intervention/Assessment

Feeding modification and parent support

Number of Studies Included

0

Years Included

Inception up to July 18, 2020


Conclusions from This Systematic Review

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Treatment

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.

Keywords: Early Intervention

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