Jaundice of the newborn. The use of phototherapy.
- Published Article
Australian family physician
- Publication Date
May 01, 1989
Jaundice is common in the newborn infant who is unique because of a limited ability to clear bilirubin from the plasma. In most babies it is physiological and benign. In some, however, jaundice is a sign of a serious underlying disorder. The challenge to the physician is to distinguish normal physiology from pathological jaundice.
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