Using BiliCheck for preterm neonates in a sub-intensive unit: diagnostic usefulness and suitability.

@article{Luca2007UsingBF,
  title={Using BiliCheck for preterm neonates in a sub-intensive unit: diagnostic usefulness and suitability.},
  author={Daniele De Luca and Enrico Zecca and Pierluigi de Turris and Giada Barbato and Marco Marras and Costantino Romagnoli},
  journal={Early human development},
  year={2007},
  volume={83 5},
  pages={
          313-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND BiliCheck (BC), a new transcutaneous bilirubinometer is thought to be lacking in the disadvantages of old devices and could be potentially useful for diagnosing jaundice in preterm babies. Although its accuracy is well known in healthy term babies, there is a lack of knowledge about its usefulness in preterm infants. AIMS To investigate BC usefulness in preterm babies and its suitability in a sub-intensive neonatal unit. STUDY DESIGN In 340 preterm infants between 30 and 36 weeks… CONTINUE READING
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