Phototherapy in ELBW newborns: does it work? Is it safe? The evidence from randomized clinical trials.

Abstract

Phototherapy is assumed to be both effective and safe for extremely low-birth-weight infants. Our objective was to critically assess the relevant evidence from randomized trials. In the decades-old Collaborative Phototherapy Trial, phototherapy reduced serum bilirubin but not neurodevelopmental impairments. In the recent and larger Neonatal Network Trial… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.semperi.2014.08.008

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@article{Arnold2014PhototherapyIE, title={Phototherapy in ELBW newborns: does it work? Is it safe? The evidence from randomized clinical trials.}, author={Cody C Arnold and Claudia Pedroza and Jon E. Tyson}, journal={Seminars in perinatology}, year={2014}, volume={38 7}, pages={452-64} }