Therapeutic effect of Vitamin A on severe COVID-19 patients
et al., EurAsian Journal of Biosciences, 14:7347-7350 (Peer Reviewed)
Retrospective 70 severe condition patients treated with vitamin A (200,000IU for two days), salbutamol, and budesonide, and 70 patients not treated with vitamin A, showing significantly lower mortality with the addition of vitamin A.
risk of death, 85.7% lower, RR 0.14, p = 0.002, treatment 2 of 70 (2.9%), control 14 of 70 (20.0%), NNT 5.8.
Effect extraction follows pre-specified rules prioritizing more serious outcomes.
This study is excluded in the after exclusion results of meta
minimal details of groups provided.
Al-Sumiadai et al., 12/31/2020, retrospective, Iraq, Middle East, peer-reviewed, 3 authors.