Phlebotomy loss in sick newborns admitted in neonatal intensive care unit

Authors

  • Neha Tyagi Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Child Health Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Ruchi Rai Department of Neonatology, Post Graduate Institute of Child Health Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Dharmendra Kumar Singh Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Child Health Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Bhanu Kiran Bhakhri Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Child Health Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20233969

Keywords:

Improved neonatal care , Phlebotomy, Anaemia

Abstract

Improved neonatal care has resulted in increased survival of neonates and duration of hospital stay. These sick neonates are subjected to frequent diagnostic blood sampling. Phlebotomy loss (PL) is acknowledged as one of the primary factors leading to anaemia in critically ill infants.

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Published

2023-12-28

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