TITLE

Surveillance of severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia: a view from south of the border

AUTHOR(S)
Maisels, M. Jeffrey; Newman, Thomas B.
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/12/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 6, p599
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents research which dealt with the surveillance of severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. The research was criticized for its failure to provide data on the incidence of kernicterus. The American Academy of Pediatrics promoted the significance of identifying both clinical and laboratory risk factors that can help to quantify the risk of subsequent development of the disease.
ACCESSION #
22469936

 

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