Jaundice in older children and adolescents.

  title={Jaundice in older children and adolescents.},
  author={Dinesh S Pashankar and Richard A Schreiber},
  journal={Pediatrics in review},
  volume={22 7},
1. Dinesh Pashankar, MD* 2. Richard A. Schreiber, MD† 1. 2. *Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Children’s Hospital of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 3. 4. [] Key Method †Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Division of Gastroenterology, British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Objectives After completing this article, readers should be able to: 1. Describe the basic physiology of bilirubin metabolism, the two standard laboratory methods for its fractionation, and the classification of jaundice. 2. Characterize the features of Gilbert disease. 3. Identify the leading infectious cause of acute…

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