Cost-effectiveness of skin-barrier-enhancing emollients among preterm infants in Bangladesh.

TitleCost-effectiveness of skin-barrier-enhancing emollients among preterm infants in Bangladesh.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsLeFevre A, Shillcutt SD, Saha SK, Ahmed NUASM, Ahmed S, Chowdhury MA, Law PA, Black R, Santosham M, Darmstadt GL
JournalBulletin of the World Health Organization
Volume88
Issue2
Pagination104-12
Date Published2010 Feb
Abstract

To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of topical emollients, sunflower seed oil (SSO) and synthetic Aquaphor, versus no treatment, in preventing mortality among hospitalized preterm infants (< 33 weeks gestation) at a tertiary hospital in Bangladesh.

DOI10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.06.058
Alternate JournalBull. World Health Organ.