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Polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation for drug-resistant epilepsy

  1. Vivian Sarmento Vasconcelos1,
  2. Cristiane R Macedo2,*,
  3. Alexsandra Souza Pedrosa3,
  4. Edna Pereira Gomes Morais4,
  5. Maria R Torloni2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Epilepsy Group

Published Online: 11 MAR 2014

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011014


How to Cite

Sarmento Vasconcelos V, Macedo CR, Souza Pedrosa A, Pereira Gomes Morais E, Torloni MR. Polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation for drug-resistant epilepsy (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD011014. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011014.

Author Information

  1. 1

    UNCISAL (Universidade Estadual de Ciencias de Saude de Alagoas), Maceio, Alagoas, Brazil

  2. 2

    Centro de Estudos de Medicina Baseada em Evidências e Avaliação Tecnológica em Saúde, Brazilian Cochrane Centre, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

  3. 3

    University of Health Sciences of Alagoas - UNCISAL, Physiotherapy, Maceió, Brazil

  4. 4

    Universidade Estadual de Ciências da Saúde Alagoas - UNCISAL, Propaedeutic and Therapeutic Sciences, Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil

*Cristiane R Macedo, Brazilian Cochrane Centre, Centro de Estudos de Medicina Baseada em Evidências e Avaliação Tecnológica em Saúde, Rua Borges Lagoa 564 cj 63, São Paulo, São Paulo, CEP 04038-000, Brazil. crisrufa@uol.com.br.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 11 MAR 2014

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effectiveness and safety of PUFA supplementation compared to no supplementation, placebo or other treatments for controlling convulsions in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy.