A term male infant was admitted at 48 h of postnatal life to the neonatal unit for jaundice. The investigation showed total serum bilirubin TSB of The infant's blood group was B positive. Mother's blood group was B positive and indirect antiglobulin test was positive when tested postnatally.
Review on Neonatal Jaundice
CEConnection for Nursing : Strategies for Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia: A Literature Review
Already a member? Sign in. Abstract: "Common" neonatal jaundice can lead to dangerous levels of hyperbilirubinemia, causing neurological damage and even death. This article outlines evidence-based assessment techniques, management guidelines, and treatments for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, addressing complexities that have arisen with new technologies and research results. We also explicate the role of the nurse in both prevention and care of patients and families who are affected by hyperbilirubinemia and jaundice. This article outlines evidence-based assessment techniques, management guidelines, and treatments for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia and explains the role of the nurse in handling, managing, and preventing this healthcare problem. Unconjugated bilirubin is conjugated by the liver, making it water soluble and easily eliminated from the body through stool Moerschel et al.
The burden and management of neonatal jaundice in Nigeria: A scoping review of the literature
Therefore, patients on the conventional therapy and PCMs are have reduced compared to conventional therapy alone van Dijk et al Medication can be prescribed for a patient with vasovagal syncope. The patient could take Fludrocortisone mineralocorticoid tablet results in the retention of water and sodium and exertion of potassium thus increasing blood volume.
Itoh S, et al. Phototherapy for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. Pediatr Int. About 60 years ago in England, phototherapy for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia was actually used in clinical practice.