Phototherapy rash in newborn infants: does it differ between conventional and light emitting diode phototherapy?

@article{SurmeliOnay2013PhototherapyRI,
  title={Phototherapy rash in newborn infants: does it differ between conventional and light emitting diode phototherapy?},
  author={Ozge Surmeli-Onay and Ayşe Nurdan Korkmaz and Sule Yiğit and Murat Yurdakok},
  journal={Pediatric dermatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={
          529-33
        }
}
Data comparing the cutaneous side effects of light emitting diode (LED) phototherapy (LP) and conventional phototherapy (CP) devices in jaundiced newborn infants are very limited. We investigated the incidence and extent of skin eruptions caused by different phototherapy devices in preterm infants who are more prone to neonatal jaundice. This prospective, randomized controlled trial was conducted in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of Hacettepe University Ihsan Dogramaci Childrens… CONTINUE READING