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neonatal

of or relating to newborn children, esp in the first week of life and up to four weeks old

neonatal

[¦nē·ə′nād·əl]
(medicine)
Pertaining to a newborn infant.
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KEYWORDS: Maternal screening, Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, Triple test, Screening tests, Estriol.
Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia due to ABO incompatibility: does blood group matter?
Education of primary health care workers about the dangers, signs, and management of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia is also essential [7].
The classical controlled clinical trial reported by Mollison and Walker (8) and subsequent clinical experience has established exchange transfusion as the standard treatment for preventing bilirubin encephalopathy in severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia.
Another study by Bertini (2001) [17], stated that fasting plays an important role in pathogenesis of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia & forms bulk of the cases.
This review offers a perspective on neonatal jaundice by examining bilirubin metabolism, bilirubin neurotoxicity, the management of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, and methods for the clinical assessment of neonatal jaundice.
Bhutani VK, Maisels MJ, Stark AR, Buonocore G: Expert Committee for Severe Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia, Eurepean Society for Pediatric Research and American Academy of Pediatrics.
Hospital readmission due to neonatal hyperbilirubinemia.
represents a promising and new approach to the prevention of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia.
Study limitations included lack of ethnic diversity (83 percent of infants were Black/African American, who have a lower incidence of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia than Caucasians and Asians), exclusion of women with Rh incompatibility, and exclusion of women who had a previous infant with hemolytic disease and/or neonatal jaundice requiring phototherapy.
Severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia and kernicterus: are these still problems in the third millennium?
After identifying clinical jaundice in the newborn, their TSB level is noted following which admission for DSPT or DVET is determined as per neonatal hyperbilirubinemia practice guidelines from AAP-2004 (American Academy of Paediatrics) for newborns--35 weeks and above and from NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) guidelines for preterm newborns less than 35 weeks.

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