Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
Do omega-3 fatty acid supplements reduce the risk of recurrent cardiovascular events in patients with existing cardiovascular disease (CVD)?

Bottom-line:
Although guidelines recommend increased dietary omega-3 consumption^ evidence does not support using omega-3 fatty acid supplements to prevent recurrent CVD events in patients with cardiovascular disease.


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Publication Date: 2012-7-3
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 16:23:01