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Neonatal jaundice: when to treat, when to watch and wait.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8637830     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
What clinical circumstances call for aggressive treatment of jaundice in newborns? Is cessation of breast-feeding necessary to help bring down the high bilirubin concentration? When should phototherapy be started--and stopped? The authors address these and other questions in this thorough guide to differential diagnosis and management of neonatal jaundice.
Authors:
M R Lasker; I R Holzman
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medicine     Volume:  99     ISSN:  0032-5481     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med     Publication Date:  1996 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-07-05     Completed Date:  1996-07-05     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401147     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  187-93, 197-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029-6574, USA. lasker@mssm.vax.edu.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bilirubin / metabolism
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Jaundice, Neonatal / diagnosis,  etiology,  metabolism,  therapy*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
635-65-4/Bilirubin

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