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Vitamin K prophylaxis in newborn infants Volume 4 Issue 2

Michael Frommer, Elisabeth Murphy, Timothy Churches, David Henderson-Smart

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Michael Frommer

Elisabeth Murphy

Timothy Churches

David Henderson-Smart


In NSW the practice of giving vitamin K to neonates to prevent haemorrhagic disease of the newborn (HDN) began in the 1950s.