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Omega-3's post-MI: can we rely on diet to increase intake?


Thompson, AJ, Omega-3's post-MI: can we rely on diet to increase intake?, Prescriber, 19, (9) pp. 16-18. ISSN 0959-6682 (2008) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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Despite recent guidance from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommending the addition of omega-3s to the cocktail of therapeutic substances to be taken postmyocardial infarction (post-MI), there has been some debate about the strength of the evidence and the relative merits of prescribing the only licensed product (Omacor) and dietary modification.

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Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Keywords:omega 3's, MI, diet, sources, postmyocardial infarction
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences
Research Field:Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical health
Objective Field:Clinical health not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Thompson, AJ (Mr Angus Thompson)
ID Code:58169
Year Published:2008
Deposited By:Pharmacy
Deposited On:2009-09-10
Last Modified:2010-03-02

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