TITLE

Atrial fibrillation? Watch the fiddleheads!

PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;07/14/98, Vol. 159 Issue 1, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that eating a certain kind of fern called a fiddlehead can lower a person's international normalized ratio (INR). How patients with atrial fibrillation are at risk if their INR is lowered; The INR-decreasing vitamin contained by fiddleheads; The action the physician took in a reported case.
ACCESSION #
848374

 

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