Prophylactic vitamin K for the prevention of vitamin K deficiency bleeding in preterm neonates
Editorial Group: Cochrane Neonatal Group
Published Online: 20 JAN 2010
Assessed as up-to-date: 10 NOV 2009
Copyright © 2010 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
How to Cite
Ardell S, Offringa M, Soll R. Prophylactic vitamin K for the prevention of vitamin K deficiency bleeding in preterm neonates (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD008342. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008342.
- Publication Status: New
- Published Online: 20 JAN 2010
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
To determine the effectiveness of vitamin K prophylaxis in the prevention of vitamin K deficiency bleeding in preterm infants.
1. Vitamin K (via any route of administration) vs. no vitamin K
a. Intramuscular vitamin K vs. no vitamin K
b. Oral vitamin K vs. no vitamin K
2. Intramuscular vitamin K vs. oral vitamin K
3. Intramuscular vitamin K vs. intravenous vitamin K
Subgroup analyses will include studies that used single vs. multiple doses of vitamin K and studies of different vitamin K preparations [(vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) vitamin K2 (menaquinone) or vitamin K3 (menadione)].