Transcutaneous bilirubin levels in the first 96 hours in a normal newborn population of > or = 35 weeks' gestation.

@article{Maisels2006TranscutaneousBL,
  title={Transcutaneous bilirubin levels in the first 96 hours in a normal newborn population of > or = 35 weeks' gestation.},
  author={M. Jeffrey Maisels and Elizabeth A Kring},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={117 4},
  pages={1169-73}
}
OBJECTIVE To obtain transcutaneous bilirubin (TcB) measurements, at 6-hour intervals, in the first 96 hours after birth in a normal newborn population (gestational age: > or =35 weeks). METHODS We performed 9397 TcB measurements on 3984 healthy newborn infants (gestational age: > or =35 weeks) from 6 to 96 hours of age. All measurements were performed in the well-infant nursery with a Draeger Air-Shields transcutaneous jaundice meter (model JM-103), within 2 hours of the designated time… CONTINUE READING

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