TABLE 2

Respondents’ Practices Regarding Oral Vitamin K Prophylaxis (N = 110)

Clinician Responsen (%)
Have you ever prescribed and/or recommended oral vitamin K? (N = 110)
 Yes, more than once36 (33)
 Yes, once23 (21)
 No49 (45)
 Did not respond2 (2)
Do you have the parent sign a declination form if they have refused IM vitamin K but you have prescribed and/or recommended oral vitamin K? (n = 58)a
 Yes43 (37)
 No15 (13)
Which oral vitamin K formulation was prescribed and/or recommended? (n = 59)a
 Liquid45 (76)
 Tablets to be crushed8 (14)
 Parenteral2 (3)
 Do not remember4 (7)
How was dosing of oral vitamin K regimen prescribed and/or recommended? (n = 57)a
 Three doses over 8 wk32 (54)
 Weekly7 (12)
 Daily1 (2)
 One dose3 (5)
 Recommendation declined or parents used own regimen3 (5)
 Do not remember13 (22)
  • a Respondents who had ever prescribed and/or recommended oral vitamin K.