Ted S. Rosenkrantz, Author at The Cardiology Advisor

Ted S. Rosenkrantz

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Neonatal polycythemia

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has neonatal polycythemia? What are the typical findings for this disease? Polycythemia in the term newborn is defined as a hematocrit value = or > 65%. The blood sample should be from a large freely flowing blood vessel. Samples from small vessels or…

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