Supplements and side effects quiz
Think your patients aren’t taking over-the-counter supplements? Think again. More than 40% of Americans over the age of two months regularly take vitamins, minerals, or other types of dietary supplements.
And because so many of them are, we need to keep up to date on the latest news about supplements—in dietary or product form. You’re responsible for assessing your patients’ intake and watching for drug interactions, so test that supplement IQ!
Marijke is a professional writer who began her working career as a registered nurse over 25 years ago. After working in clinical areas ranging from rehab to intensive care, as a floor nurse to a supervisor, she found she could combine her extensive health knowledge with her love of writing. Although she has been published in a wide variety of publications for professionals and the general public, her passion is writing for the every day person to promote health literacy.
By Marijke Durning