- Saturday, January 1, 1994
- Clinical Aspects of Vitamin K Deficiency in the First Year of Life
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Nineteen cases were hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit in Makassed Hospital between October 1986 and November 1993 as a result of hemorrhagic diseases caused by vitamin K deficiency. Their records were reviewed and clinical aspects examined.
The authors recommend systematic administration of intramuscular injections of 1 mg vitamin K immediately after delivery for hospital deliveries and within the first six months of life for home-delivered infants.
Bull. Palest. Ch. Soc., 1:1, 87-95, 1994, 9 pp.