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What are your protocols for the giving of vitamin K to new born babies?
All newborns receive 1mg vitamin K i.m. after the first exam of a neonatologest.
This prevents a classic haemorrhagic disease.
Denis Vulic, Croatia
Dear Dr. Jenkins:
Iran Health authorities recommend to administer 1 mg of Vitamin K1
intramuscularly for each newborn.
Keyhan Sayadpour, MD
Mashad University of Medical Sciences