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Nutrition in the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial (MRFIT).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7391467     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial (MRFIT) is a clinical trial to determine whether primary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD) is achievable. The main objective is to learn whether a special intervention program for men at increased risk of death from CHD can result in a significant reduction in mortality from this disease. For this investigation, 12,866 men, ages thirty-five to fifty-seven years, have been enrolled, after having been identified at increased risk because of a combination of risk factors: Elevated serum cholesterol, elevated diastolic blood pressure, and cigarette smoking. MRFIT provides an excellent opportunity for nutritionists to work closely with physicians, behavioral scientists, nurses, and other scientists in a program to change food habits, reduce blood pressure, and achieve cessation of smoking.
M E Farrand; L Mojonnier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Dietetic Association     Volume:  76     ISSN:  0002-8223     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Diet Assoc     Publication Date:  1980 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-09-28     Completed Date:  1980-09-28     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503061     Medline TA:  J Am Diet Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  347-51     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cholesterol / blood
Coronary Disease / prevention & control*
Hypertension / diagnosis
Middle Aged
Multiphasic Screening
Smoking / prevention & control
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