Randomised clinical trials of fish oil supplementation in high risk pregnancies

@article{Olsen2000RandomisedCT,
  title={Randomised clinical trials of fish oil supplementation in high risk pregnancies},
  author={Sj{\'u}rǒur F Olsen and Niels Secher and Ann Tabor and Tom Weber and James J. Walker and Christian Gluud},
  journal={BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics \& Gynaecology},
  year={2000},
  volume={107}
}
Objective To test the postulated preventive effects of dietary n‐3 fatty acids on pre‐term delivery, intrauterine growth retardation, and pregnancy induced hypertension. 

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