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Kernicterus in term and near-term infants--the specter walks again.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11083367     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
CONCLUSION: At present we have no tools for ensuring certain identification of individuals with increased vulnerability to bilirubin toxicity. Relaxation of guidelines which have been proven safe through prolonged use should therefore be undertaken only in an atmosphere of increased vigilance. Guidelines that allow for a range of therapeutic and diagnostic options underline the need for careful assessment of each case on its individual merits.
Authors:
T W Hansen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  89     ISSN:  0803-5253     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  2000 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-03-06     Completed Date:  2001-05-31     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  NORWAY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1155-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Rikshospitalet, The National Hospital, Oslo, Norway. t.w.r.hansen@klinmed.uio.no
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bilirubin / adverse effects
Denmark / epidemiology
Exchange Transfusion, Whole Blood*
Humans
Hyperbilirubinemia / diagnosis*,  therapy
Infant, Newborn
Jaundice, Neonatal / complications,  therapy*
Kernicterus / epidemiology,  etiology,  prevention & control*
Phototherapy*
Practice Guidelines as Topic
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
635-65-4/Bilirubin
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Acta Paediatr. 2001 Sep;90(9):1080   [PMID:  11683200 ]

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