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Blue double light. Improved method of phototherapy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  942246     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In newborn infants with rhesus haemolytic disease the effect of phototherapy with blue light (28 cases) on both sides of the infant was compared with the effect of traditional white light phototherapy on one side of the infant (42 cases). The number of exchange transfusions performed after the first 12 hours of life was significantly lower in the blue double light group. It is concluded that the application of blue double light may be a superior means of applying phototherapy in rhesus haemolytic disease.
Authors:
F Ebbsen; J Moller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1468-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1976 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-09-25     Completed Date:  1976-09-25     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372434     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  476-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Exchange Transfusion, Whole Blood
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Jaundice, Neonatal / therapy*
Male
Methods
Phototherapy*
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