Herbal products and dietary supplements: a survey of use, attitudes, and knowledge among older adults.

@article{Marinac2007HerbalPA,
  title={Herbal products and dietary supplements: a survey of use, attitudes, and knowledge among older adults.},
  author={Jacqueline S. Marinac and Colleen L Buchinger and Lincoln A Godfrey and J. Wooten and Chao Sun and Sandra K Willsie},
  journal={The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={107 1},
  pages={13-20; quiz 21-3}
}
CONTEXT Tens of millions of Americans use herbal products and/or dietary supplements, yet scant data are available regarding the purity, safety, or efficacy of these substances. A better understanding of usage trends and patient attitudes toward self-initiated supplementation is vital to obtaining accurate and complete medical history data. OBJECTIVE To survey Americans aged approximately 60 years and older regarding their use of herbal products and dietary supplements and their attitudes and… CONTINUE READING

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