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Nephrological and urological problems 

Nephrological and urological problems
Nephrological and urological problems

Grenville Fox

, Nicholas Hoque

, and Timothy Watts

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date: 04 August 2021

This chapter gives a brief overview of haemopoiesis and describes common haematological problems in the newborn period, with practical evidence-based guidance to investigation (including coagulation screening) and treatment. Topics include anaemia, haemolytic disease of the newborn, polycythaemia, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia. An overview of clotting problems includes haemophilias, vitamin K dependent bleeding, thrombophilia and thrombosis.

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