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Treatment of jaundice in low birthweight infants


Exchange transfusion and phototherapy remain the staples of intervention for the jaundiced newborn. Clinical management of the jaundiced low birthweight infant is discussed.

  • exchange transfusions
  • kernicterus
  • jaundice
  • phototherapy
  • prematurity
  • LBW, low birth weight
  • TSB, total serum bilirubin
  • NICU, neonatal intensive care unit

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