Supine versus turning position on bilirubin level during phototherapy in healthy term jaundiced neonates.

@article{Mohammadzadeh2004SupineVT,
  title={Supine versus turning position on bilirubin level during phototherapy in healthy term jaundiced neonates.},
  author={Ashraf Mohammadzadeh and Z Bostani and Farzaneh Jafarnejad and Roham Mazloom},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 12},
  pages={2051-2}
}
Position changes are believed to increase the efficacy of phototherapy and this practice is routinely used in all neonatal departments in our country. The aim of this study was to detelmine the effect of routine turning on the total serum bilirubin (TSB) concentration versus only supine position. In a randomized clinical trial fifty healthy tenn jaundiced neonates who were admitted to the neonatal ward were selected. All babies were healthy tem1 jaundiced neonates more than 48 hours of age… CONTINUE READING