Neonatal jaundice and its management: knowledge, attitude, and practice among expectant mothers attending antenatal clinic at University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria.

@article{Egube2013NeonatalJA,
  title={Neonatal jaundice and its management: knowledge, attitude, and practice among expectant mothers attending antenatal clinic at University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria.},
  author={Beatrice Egube and Antoinette Ngozi Ofili and Alphonsus Rukevwe Isara and Joseph Ubini Onakewhor},
  journal={Nigerian journal of clinical practice},
  year={2013},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={
          188-94
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Neonatal Jaundice (NNJ) is a common disorder worldwide and one of the important contributors to the high neonatal morbidity and mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa. Severe neonatal jaundice leads to brain damage or even death in otherwise healthy newborns. The objective of the study was to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of expectant mothers about neonatal jaundice and its management. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was descriptive cross-sectional, carried out among 389… CONTINUE READING

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