Responses

PDF
Reducing the incidence of neonatal hypernatraemic dehydration
Compose Response

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Author Information
First or given name, e.g. 'Peter'.
Your last, or family, name, e.g. 'MacMoody'.
Your email address, e.g. higgs-boson@gmail.com
Your role and/or occupation, e.g. 'Orthopedic Surgeon'.
Your organization or institution (if applicable), e.g. 'Royal Free Hospital'.
Statement of Competing Interests

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Responses are moderated before posting and publication is at the absolute discretion of BMJ, however they are not peer-reviewed
  • Once published, you will not have the right to remove or edit your response. Removal or editing of responses is at BMJ's absolute discretion
  • If patients could recognise themselves, or anyone else could recognise a patient from your description, please obtain the patient's written consent to publication and send them to the editorial office before submitting your response [Patient consent forms]
  • By submitting this response you are agreeing to our full [Response terms and requirements]

Vertical Tabs

Other responses

Jump to comment:

  • Published on:
    A Supplemental Nursing System for the Prevention of Neonatal Hypernatremic Dehydration

    Leven and Mcdonald (1) report on the common occurrence of neonatal hypernatremic dehydration in breastfed infants and how early weighting is an effective means of detecting this condition. Studies of this type are the “tip of the iceberg” of much bigger problem, that of insufficient lactation in primiparous women. It is well recognized that primiparous woman produce less milk than multiparous and that 16% of exclusivel...

    Show More
    Conflict of Interest:
    None declared.