newborn jaundice

neonatal jaundice

Yellowing of a newborn’s skin during the neonatal period, which is caused by an increased bilirubin level in the blood, due to immaturity of liver function plus destruction of red cells. Neonatal jaundice appears between days 2 and 5 and clears by 2 weeks, and is more common in premature infants.
 
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Nonphysiologic, prolonged, or pathologic jaundice in newborn, biliary atresia, ABO and/or Rh incompatibility, galactosaemia, cephalhaematoma, polycythemia, G6PD deficiency, neonatal sepsis, congenital infection (CMV), toxoplasmosis, syphilis, herpes, rubella, late-pregnancy use of sulfa drugs by mother, Crigler-Najjar syndrome, hereditary spherocytosis, cystic fibrosis, breast-milk jaundice, pyruvate kinase deficiency, thalassaemia, Gilbert’s syndrome, congenital hypothyroidism, Lucey-Driscoll syndrome, Gaucher’s disease, Niemann-Pick disease.
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newborn jaundice

Breast milk jaundice Physiologic jaundice of the newborn, see there, aka breast milk jaundice.
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Recently I answered a reader's letter about newborn jaundice. I've had a few more enquiries so it seemed like a good idea to write about it in more detail.
The Trust is in the process of revising the guidance on newborn jaundice examination, but has noted the Coroner's finding that the Trust's actions did not contribute to Issaac's death."
The necessity of rebound STB measurements in newborn jaundice cases is controversial (2,5,9,10).
Mobile App for Newborn Jaundice Monitoring, by undergraduates Hind Mohammad, Asma Al Yahyaee and Fuad Al Hashemi (under supervision of Engineer Khalid Hussain); Abu Dhabi Polytechnic
Badoe, Newborn Jaundice. A Preventable Cause of Disability and Death of Babies, Graphic Communications Group Limited, Accra, Ghana, 2016.
BiliScreen builds on earlier work from the UW's Ubiquitous Computing Lab, which previously developed BiliCam, a smartphone app that screens for newborn jaundice by taking a picture of a baby's skin.
According to the (http://americanpregnancy.org/labor-and-birth/premature-care/) American Pregnancy Association , premature babies are sometimes put under bili lights, or the bright blue fluorescent lights in a baby incubator, which help treat newborn jaundice.
Regarding the question on knowledge of the causes of jaundice in the newborn, 313 (79.2%) participants answered that they did not know the causes, 43 (10.9%) gave varied incorrect answers in different combinations, 27 (6.8%) respondents attri-buted the newborn jaundice to mosquito bites while 3 (0.8%) participants attributed the cause to yellow fever.
in newborn jaundice Term 90 Preterm 10 Hemolysis (Rh, ABO, Thalassemias) 2 Sickness(sepsis, asphyxia) 1 Cholestasis 2 Kernicterus 1 Breast feeding 5 G6PD deficiency 0 Physiological 89 Table 2: TSB values as per the hospital stay Day After Group Total No.
An investigational smartphone app performed similarly to a transcutaneous bilirubinometer to screen for newborn jaundice in a pilot study of 100 babies.
Recognition of the presence and severity of newborn jaundice by parents, nurses, physicians, and icterometer.