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The use and misuse of vitamin supplements.
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PMID:  871275     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Overt vitamin deficiency in Australia is a medical curiosity. Suspected hypovitaminoses in the general population requires education in nutrition, rather than supplementation by vitamin capsules. Vitamin supplementation, however, may be needed by patients receiving long-term drug treatment, or with chronic malabsorption conditions. The receipt of specific additional vitamins may also be beneficial during pregnancy, or in persons dedicated to a totally vegan diet.
M Briggs; M Briggs
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Australian family physician     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0300-8495     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust Fam Physician     Publication Date:  1977 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-06-30     Completed Date:  1977-06-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0326701     Medline TA:  Aust Fam Physician     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-7, 151-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Avitaminosis / drug therapy,  epidemiology
Diet, Vegetarian
Nutritional Requirements
Substance-Related Disorders
Vitamins* / administration & dosage
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