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Table 1 Key questions for vitamin K prophylaxis in newborns

From: Vitamin K prophylaxis in newborns

  Key question 1 Key question 2 Key question 3
Participants Neonates
Intervention Vitamin K supplement Oral vitamin K supplement Multiple doses of vitamin K supplement
Comparison Placebo or no vitamin K supplement Parenteral vitamin K supplement Single dose of vitamin K
Outcome HDN or VKDB
Adverse effects Any adverse effect
  1. Abbreviations: HDN Haemorrhagic disease of the newborn, VKDB vitamin K deficiency bleeding