bilirubinometry

bilirubinometry

(bil?i-roo-bin-om'i-tre)
The laboratory technique of measuring bilirubin levels in blood, skin, cerebrospinal fluid, or urine. These measurements are used esp. in the treatment of hyperbilirubinemia in neonates.
See: hyperbilirubinemia; kernicterus
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Tenders are invited for Supply of Trancutaneous bilirubinometry
For decades practitioners have relied on the appearance and intensity of jaundice as a means of deciding when to obtain a TSB measurement, but recognizing that estimating TSB by eye is difficult and on occasion grossly misleading (3) has prompted the development of transcutaneous bilirubinometry.
Impact of a transcutaneous bilirubinometry program on resource utilization and severe hyperbilirubinemia.
Because it is not subject to the same types of interferences as transcutaneous bilirubinometry, it is considered more reliable.
Maisels MJ: Trenscutaneous bilirubinometry decreases the need for serum bilirubin measurements and saves money.
Can transcutaneous bilirubinometry reduce the need for blood tests in jaundiced full term babies?
Clinical impact of transcutaneous bilirubinometry as an adjunctive screen for hyperbilirubinemia.
Transcutaneous bilirubinometry during and after phototherapy.
Transcutaneous bilirubinometry in neonates: evaluation of Minolta Air shields jaundicemeter.
Transcutaneous bilirubinometry in the management of bilirubinemia in term neonates.
Effect of melanin, oxyhemoglobin and bilirubin on transcutaneous bilirubinometry.
Transcutaneous bilirubinometry in fullterm Chinese and Malay infants.