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Clinicians and Nutraceutical Use in Cardiology Patients: Ignorance and Neglect

Patricia Uber, PharmD; Kelly Summers, PharmD; and Mandeep R. Mehra, MBBS
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From University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore MD 21201; U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD 20993; and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore MD 21201.

Note: Drs. Uber, Summers, and Mehra participated equally in the design of the study, analysis of the findings, and writing of the manuscript. Dr. Summers served as the observing pharmacist in all patient encounters.

Disclaimer: The views and conclusions expressed in this publication do not necessarily represent the views of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or the U.S. government.

Potential Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.

Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(1):65-66. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-1-201007060-00029
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Self-reported vs. observed percentage of encounters in which the trainee or attending provider asked about nutraceutical and OTC use.

OTC = over-the-counter.

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