Parental resistance to oral vitamin K prophylaxis was much more common in Swiss birthing centres than private or public hospitals.

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serval:BIB_7A83BF741C9C
Type
Article: article from journal or magazin.
Publication sub-type
Editorial
Collection
Publications
Institution
Title
Parental resistance to oral vitamin K prophylaxis was much more common in Swiss birthing centres than private or public hospitals.
Journal
Acta paediatrica
Author(s)
Knüsli J., Desseauve D., Laubscher B.
ISSN
1651-2227 (Electronic)
ISSN-L
0803-5253
Publication state
Published
Issued date
12/2021
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
110
Number
12
Pages
3365-3366
Language
english
Notes
Publication types: Journal Article
Publication Status: ppublish
Abstract
Vitamin K deficiency bleeding is a haemorrhagic condition that puts newborn infants at increased risk of bleeding during the first six months of life. The consequences can be disastrous, including lifelong disabling neurological sequelae or death, and can be prevented by a single intramuscular injection of vitamin K at birth. This is regularly cited as the prophylaxis gold standard for its simplicity of administration and efficacy when patients have cholestasis, although repeated oral vitamin K doses have comparable efficacy. <sup>1,2</sup> .
Keywords
Administration, Oral, Birthing Centers, Female, Hospitals, Public, Humans, Infant, Newborn, Parents, Pregnancy, Switzerland, Vitamin K, Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding
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Web of science
Open Access
Yes
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06/08/2021 12:01
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23/02/2022 7:36
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