Management of isolated rectal bleeding in newborn infants: comparison of two time periods.

@article{MaayanMetzger2009ManagementOI,
  title={Management of isolated rectal bleeding in newborn infants: comparison of two time periods.},
  author={Ayala Maayan-Metzger and Irit Schushan-Eisen and Jacob Kuint},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2009},
  volume={99 2},
  pages={
          215-8
        }
}
AIM To demonstrate the differences in treatment of isolated rectal bleeding (IRB) by comparing two study time period groups and to evaluate whether decreased treatment intensity increased complications during the follow-up period. METHODS Retrospective recording of medical charts of 307 neonates with IRB during two time periods. RESULTS The rate of IRB in both period groups was similar among term and near-term infants, but significantly lower among preterm infants in the later period study… CONTINUE READING
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