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Home Phototherapy

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37100
IWK. Family and Newborn Unit, IWK. Birth Unit, IWK. Neonatal Care Team, IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Birth Pre-Admission Clinic. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0987
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Jaundice is a condition that causes the skin to appear yellow. It occurs when bilirubin builds up in the blood. During phototherapy to treat jaundice, your baby's skin is exposed to special light. The skin absorbs the light and changes the bilirubin so that his body can more easily get rid of it in stool and urine.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Family and Newborn Unit
IWK. Birth Unit
IWK. Neonatal Care Team
IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Birth Pre-Admission Clinic
Alternate Title
A Guide for Parents
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Home Nursing
Infant, Newborn
Jaundice, Neonatal - therapy
Phototherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Home nursing
Jaundice, Neonatal--Phototherapy
Newborn infants--Diseases
Abstract
Jaundice is a condition that causes the skin to appear yellow. It occurs when bilirubin builds up in the blood. During phototherapy to treat jaundice, your baby's skin is exposed to special light. The skin absorbs the light and changes the bilirubin so that his body can more easily get rid of it in stool and urine.
Responsibility
IWK Family and Newborn Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0987
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[In French] La jaunisse du nouveau-né

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37124
IWK. Family and Newborn Unit, IWK. Birth Pre-Admission Clinic, IWK. Birth Unit, IWK. Neonatal Care Team, IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0250-FR
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La jaunisse est une maladie qui donne une couleur jaunâtre à la peau. Elle survient lorsqu’il y a excès de bilirubine dans le sang. / definition of jaundice; treatment options for newborns with jaundice.
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
IWK. Family and Newborn Unit
IWK. Birth Pre-Admission Clinic
IWK. Birth Unit
IWK. Neonatal Care Team
IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
Alternate Title
Newborn Jaundice
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Infant, Newborn
Jaundice, Neonatal
Subjects (LCSH)
Jaundice, Neonatal
Newborn infants--Diseases
Abstract
La jaunisse est une maladie qui donne une couleur jaunâtre à la peau. Elle survient lorsqu’il y a excès de bilirubine dans le sang. / definition of jaundice; treatment options for newborns with jaundice.
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family and Newborn Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0250-FR
Zone
All Zones
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Newborn Jaundice

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36860
IWK. Family and Newborn Unit, IWK. Birth Pre-Admission Clinic, IWK. Birth Unit, IWK. Neonatal Care Team, IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0250
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Definition of jaundice; treatment options for newborns with jaundice.
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
IWK. Family and Newborn Unit
IWK. Birth Pre-Admission Clinic
IWK. Birth Unit
IWK. Neonatal Care Team
IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Infant, Newborn
Jaundice, Neonatal
Subjects (LCSH)
Jaundice, Neonatal
Newborn infants--Diseases
Abstract
Definition of jaundice; treatment options for newborns with jaundice.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family and Newborn Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0250
Zone
All Zones
Less detail