Vitamin K and the management of patients with cystic fibrosis.

  title={Vitamin K and the management of patients with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Peter R. Durie},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  volume={151 7},
  • Peter R. Durie
  • Published 1994 in
    CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal…
OBJECTIVE To assess the advisability of routine vitamin K supplementation in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). DATA SOURCES Studies identified through a MEDLINE search with the use of MeSH terms vitamin K, cystic fibrosis, PIVKA-II (protein induced by vitamin K absence-II), coagulation abnormality and cystic fibrosis, and hepatic disorder and cystic fibrosis. STUDY SELECTION Six articles published between January 1981 and December 1992 were selected: one general review of vitamin K in… CONTINUE READING

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