TITLE

Vitamin K prophylaxis against haemorrhagic disease of the newborn in the United Kingdom

AUTHOR(S)
Handel, Jeffrey; Tripp, John H.
PUB. DATE
November 1991
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/2/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6810, p1109
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines he oral administration of vitamin K prophylaxis on the neonates to protect against hemorrhagic disease of the newborn in Great Britain. Association between the use of vitamin K and kernicterus in premature babies; Costs of treating the babies; Influence of the oral vitamin on the low risk development of hemorrhagic disease.
ACCESSION #
4918346

 

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