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An evidence-based view on hyperbilirubinaemia.
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PMID:  22404885     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Introduction:  We conducted a review of the evidence which contributes to the current care of jaundiced newborn infants. Methods:  Literature was searched for reviews and randomized controlled trials (RCTs). Results:  Six Cochrane reviews and eight other reviews and eighteen recent RCTs are discussed. Conclusions:  Many children still suffer life-long consequences of severe hyperbilirubinaemia, which could almost always have been prevented relatively easily. Up to date, guidelines summarizing the available evidence into unambiguous recommendations are needed to guide healthcare professionals in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment for infants with hyperbilirubinaemia.
Authors:
Peter H Dijk; Christian V Hulzebos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992). Supplement     Volume:  101     ISSN:  0803-5326     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr Suppl     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9315043     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr Suppl     Country:  Norway    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2012 The Author(s)/Acta Paediatrica © 2012 Foundation Acta Paediatrica.
Affiliation:
Department of Neonatology, Beatrix Children's Hospital, University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands.
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