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Bili Blanket Do's & Dont's

August 16, 2016

 

DO make sure the light source box is on a flat, non-absorbent surface. Do not place on carpet or sit on the crib mattress.
DO make sure as much of the infant’s skin is in direct contact with the light pad. Diapers should be worn.
DO have the disposable cover as the ONLY material between …

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Your Baby, Jaundice, and Phototherapy

August 16, 2016

Your Baby, Jaundice, and Phototherapy

What is Jaundice?  

Jaundice is a common, temporary. and usually harmless condition in newborn infants. It affects both full-term and premature babies, usually appearing during the first week of the baby's life.

Jaundice occurs when there is a build-u…

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Technical Considerations

August 16, 2016

Phototherapy Dose

The effectiveness of phototherapy at converting bilirubin into configurational isomers, structural isomers, and photooxidation products is determined by the dose of phototherapy provided to the infant. The dose of phototherapy depends on several factors, including the spectral w…

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Jaundice

August 16, 2016

Jaundice refers to the yellow appearance of the skin that occurs with the deposition of bilirubin in the dermal and subcutaneous tissue. Normally in the body, bilirubin is processed through the liver, where it is conjugated to glucuronic acid by the enzyme uridine diphosphate glucuronyl transferase …

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Bili-Blanket

May 10, 2016

Any of you ever rented a bili blanket to do phototherepy at home?

Friday I had a doctor appointment for Mya and her bilirubin numbers jumped 8 points (18.3) from when she was being observed in the hospital Wednesday.  We rented a biliblanket (the wallaby) Friday night and have had her on it none …

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Bili Blanket Do's & Dont's

April 16, 2016

 

DO make sure the light source box is on a flat, non-absorbent surface. Do not place on carpet or sit on the crib mattress.
DO make sure as much of the infant’s skin is in direct contact with the light pad. Diapers should be worn.
DO have the disposable cover as the ONLY material between …

Read more

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