Vitamin K for Newborn Procedures

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References and Resources

  1. You can visit the EBB article on Vitamin K here
  2. Don’t forget that the printer-friendly PDF on Vitamin K is available to members in the PDF library here!
  3. Benoit, B., Martin-Misener, R., Latimer, M., et al. (2017). Breast-Feeding Analgesia in Infants: An Update on the Current State of Evidence. J Perinat Neonat Nurs;31(2): 145–159. Click here.
  4. Cornelissen, M., R. von Kries, et al. (1997). “Prevention of vitamin K deficiency bleeding: efficacy of different multiple oral dose schedules of vitamin K.” Eur J Pediatr 156(2): 126- 130. Click here.
  5. Levin, R., Josephine, M. J., Forrey, L. et al. (2018). Refusal of Vitamin K Injection: Survey of the Current Literature and Practical Tips for Pediatricians. Pediatric Annals. 47(8):e334-e338. Click here.
  6. Loyal, J., Taylor, J. A., Phillipi, C. A., et al. (2017). Refusal of Vitamin K by Parents of Newborns: A Survey of the Better Outcomes Through Research for Newborns Network. Acad Pediatr; 17(4): 368–373. Click here.
  7. Marchili, M. R., Santoro, E., Marchesi, A., et al. (2018). Vitamin K deficiency: a case report and review of current guidelines; Italian Journal of Pediatrics; 44:36. Click here.
  8. Mihatsch, W. A., Braegger, C., Bronsky, J., et al. (2016). Prevention of Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding in Newborn Infants: A Position Paper by the ESPGHAN Committee on Nutrition. JPGN; 63(1):123-129. Click here.
  9. Puckett, R. M. and M. Offringa (2000). “Prophylactic vitamin K for vitamin K deficiency bleeding in neonates.” Cochrane Database Syst Rev(4): CD002776. Click here.
  10. Sankar M.J., et al. (2016). “Vitamin K prophylaxis for prevention of vitamin K deficiency bleeding: A systematic review.” J Perinatol S1:S29-35. Click here.
  11. Shahrook, S., Ota, E., Hanada, N., et al. (2018). Vitamin K supplementation during pregnancy for improving outcomes: a systematic review and meta- analysis. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS; 8:11459. Click here.
  12. Shearer, M. J. (2009). “Vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB) in early infancy.” Blood Rev23(2): 49-59. Click here.
  13. van Hasselt, P. M., de Koning, T. J., Kvist, N., et al. (2008). Prevention of vitamin K deficiency bleeding in breastfed infants: lessons from the Dutch and Danish biliary atresia registries. Pediatrics;121:e857–63. Click here.
  14. von Kries, R., Hachmeister, A. and Göbel, U. (1995). Repeated oral vitamin K prophylaxis in West Germany: acceptance and efficacy. BMJ (Clinical research ed.)310(6987), 1097-8. Click here.