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L-ascorbic acid for prevention of Pneumonia in All Ages With burns

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Pneumonia prevention in Adults with burns - Evidence icon EVIDENCE | POORLY TESTED - 1 study with 37 adults - Circle icon EFFECTIVENESS | INEFFECTIVE - Circle icon SAFETY | MILD RISKS
Prevention with high dosage of Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid infusion). Seems ineffective. Only one small study conducted, in 37 adults with burns. More research is needed. Mild side effects may include stomach pain.

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