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Phototherapy for neonatal jaundice

Wexler, Philip

Phototherapy for neonatal jaundice

January 1977 through September 1981, 146 citations

by Wexler, Philip

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health in [Bethesda, Md.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jaundice, Neonatal -- Bibliography.,
  • Phototherapy -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Philip Wexler.
    GenreBibliography.
    SeriesLiterature search -- no. 81-15
    ContributionsNational Library of Medicine (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22416326M

      1. Introduction. Neonatal jaundice is a common health problem and is expected to be seen in approximately 60%–80% of healthy newborns (Chou et al., ; Ogunfowora and Daniel, ).The rise of total serum bilirubin above the 95th percentile for age during the first week of life is considered as hyperbilirubinemia which occurs in nearly 8%–11% of neonates (Burke et al., ). Phototherapy is the use of visible light for the treatment of hyperbilirubinemia in the newborn. This relatively common therapy lowers the serum bilirubin level by transforming bilirubin into water-soluble isomers that can be eliminated without conjugation in the liver. The dose of phototherapy larg Cited by:

    Phototherapy is the use of visible light for the treatment of hyperbilirubinemia in the relatively common therapy lowers the serum bilirubin level by transforming bilirubin into water-soluble isomers that can be eliminated without conjugation in the liver. The dose of phototherapy is a key factor in how quickly it works; dose in turn is determined by the wavelength of the light.   These were all term babies with clinically significant jaundice in Nigeria. To standardize the intervention, they used commercial phototherapy canopies that remove most UV rays. None of them became dehydrated or became sunburned. The filtered sunlight resulted in a 93% successful treatment versus 90% for conventional phototherapy.

    Infants with neonatal jaundice are treated with colored light called phototherapy. Physicians randomly assigned 66 infants 35 weeks of gestation to receive phototherapy. After 15±5 the levels of bilirubin, a yellowish bile pigment that in excessive amounts causes jaundice, were decreased down to ± mg/dl/h in the blue light.   A complete, authoritative guide to the management and treatment of neonatal jaundice. Care of the Jaundiced Neonate focuses exclusively on the scientific underpinnings of jaundice, as well as the care of the jaundiced neonate. Edited by three of the field’s most respected neonatal care experts, the book uniquely explains how the imbalance between bilirubin production and elimination leads to Reviews: 4.


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Phototherapy for neonatal jaundice by Wexler, Philip Download PDF EPUB FB2

A matched case–control study from Sweden retrospectively examined the risk of developing malignant melanoma after treatment with phototherapy for neonatal jaundice. The hospital records of 30 adolescents with malignant melanoma were compared with the records of controls matched for date of birth, hospital and gender.

therapy after discharge These data do not include the use of home phototherapy, which is prevalent in some regions.8,9 In some hospitals and in other countries,10 phototherapy is used more frequently. Phototherapy for Neonatal Jaundice M.

Jeffrey Maisels, M.B.,and Antony F. McDonagh, Ph.D. From the Department of Pediatrics, Wil. phototherapy for neonatal jaundice Download phototherapy for neonatal jaundice or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get phototherapy for neonatal jaundice book now.

This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. @article{StokowskiFundamentalsOP, title={Fundamentals of Phototherapy for Neonatal Jaundice}, author={Laura A. Stokowski}, journal={Advances in Neonatal Care}, year={}, volume={11}, pages={S10–S21} } Laura A.

Stokowski Published Medicine Advances in Neonatal Care Phototherapy is the. Neonatal jaundice can be treated using phototherapy, pharmacological agents, intravenous immunoglobulins and exchange transfusion in severe cases. Discover the world's research 17+ million members.

Neonatal jaundice is a yellowish discoloration of the white part of the eyes and skin in a newborn baby due to high bilirubin levels.

Other symptoms may include excess sleepiness or poor feeding. Complications may include seizures, cerebral palsy, or kernicterus. About 60% of full term newborn and 80% of premature babies are jaundice.

KEY WORDS: bilirubin, hyperbilirubinemia, jaundice, neonatal intensive care, newborn, phototherapy, premature infant P hototherapy is the use of visible light for the treatment of hyperbilirubinemia, or jaundice, in the newborn.1 It is perhaps the most com-mon nonroutine therapy applied in the newborn population.

How phototherapy came to be is. Phototherapy is the use of visible light for the treatment of hyperbilirubinemia in the newborn. This relatively common therapy lowers the serum bilirubin level by transforming bilirubin into water-soluble isomers that can be eliminated without conjugation in the liver.

The dose of phototherapy largely determines how quickly it works; the dose, in turn, is determined by the wavelength of the.

Affiliations 1 Department of Pediatrics, Aalborg University Hospital, P.O. Box: Aalborg. Denmark. 2 Department of Neonatal Intensive Care, Division of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo. Norway. 3 Department of Pediatrics, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Beaumont Children's Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan.

The effectiveness of phototherapy for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia was reported for the first time by Cremer et al. 1 inand was introduced in Japan by Onishi in 2 The mechanism of bilirubin excretion in a neonate during phototherapy, however, was unknown. The confirmation of the molecular structure of bilirubin on X‐ray analysis by Bonnett et al.

3 in led to clarification. Home Phototherapy for Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia Page 4 of 6 ICDCM Code Description PP Neonatal jaundice from other and unspecified hepatocellular damage Reviews, Revisions, and Approvals Date Approval Date New policy 12/17 12/17 References reviewed and updated.

Codes reviewed. 10/18 10/18 References reviewed and updated. Use total bilirubin. Do not subtract direct (conjugated) bilirubin. Risk factors = isoimmune hemolytic disease, G6PD deficiency, asphyxia, significant lethargy, temperature instability, sepsis, acidosis, or albumin.

Jaundice, also known as icterus, is a yellowish or greenish pigmentation of the skin and whites of the eyes due to high bilirubin levels.

Jaundice in adults is typically a sign indicating the presence of an underlying diseases involving abnormal heme metabolism, liver dysfunction, or biliary tract obstruction. The prevalence of jaundice in adults is rare, while jaundice in babies is common.

The effectiveness of phototherapy is determined largely by the distance between the lamps and the infant, so phototherapy can easily be intensified by bringing the lamps closer to the infant.

Because a closed isolette does not allow the lamps to be moved in close, if there is a concern about the effectiveness of phototherapy, an isolette should. 3 days of age. If neonatal jaundice was found and photo-therapy was available in the nursery, they received photo-therapy there.

However, if phototherapy was not available in the nursery, infants with jaundice were discharged and transferred to another hospital for further care. Phototherapy was delivered using a halogen lamp (YON.

Sometimes phototherapy -- special light treatment -- is used to help the body get rid of the excess bilirubin. Phototherapy is conducted with a lamp called a bili-light or with a bili-blanket.

Neonatal Jaundice Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. Edition As a consequence, phototherapy of hyperbilirubinemia has emerged as a well-established branch of photomedicine, based on molecular photo­ biology, scientific method, and creative use of physics and sophis­ ticated electrooptical capabilities.

Jaundice - Phototherapy at Home Uncontrolled document when printed Published: (15/11/) Page 1 of 11 1. Purpose This clinical guideline outlines the use of home based phototherapy treatment for jaundice, in well newborn babies who are under the care of the Neonatal Hospital in the Home (NHITH) team at the Women’s.

Definitions. Neonatal jaundice (PDF P) This note covers the following topics: guidance summary, key terms, key priorities for implementation, threshold table, summary of all recommendations, research recommendations, treatment threshold graphs, investigation phototherapy and exchange transfusion pathways, introduction, neonatal jaundice, aim of the guideline, areas outside the remit of the.

Risk factors for readmission for phototherapy due to jaundice in healthy newborns: a retrospective, observational study.

Jun 1, The guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for monitoring neonatal jaundice recommend universal postnatal screening for hyperbilirubinemia within 48 h from discharge.

Jaundice (SBR >50 μmol /L) is one of the most common physical signs observed during the neonatal period. Approximately % of newborn infants will become jaundiced during the first week of life.

For many newborn infants the jaundice may be regarded as a manifestation of their ongoing adaptation to the extra uterine environment.Medically Necessary: Home phototherapy devices for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia are considered medically necessary when.

The infant is ready to be discharged from the hospital or is already discharged; and The infant is eating, voiding and stooling well and is alert; and The infant’s jaundice is in the optional range as defined by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Subcommittee on.Reducing the Duration of Phototherapy for Neonatal Jaundice by Cholestyramine Administration D.

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