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Volume 15/Issue 4, July 2019

Phototherapy at home for the treatment of neonatal jaundice: a patient-centred pilot project

Thakkar D, Verma A, Kar S, Brookman S, Catalano C, Hill J, Wells L, Radomska M


Phototherapy is a well-established procedure and the mainstay of treatment for significant neonatal jaundice. Usually, phototherapy is delivered in hospital, typically requiring a hospital stay of a few days. This article describes a pilot project to introduce phototherapy for the management of neonatal jaundice in clinically stable preterm and term infants with haemolytic disease of the newborn using a phototherapy blanket at home.

Thakkar D., Verma A., Kar S., Brookman S., Catalano C., Hill J., Wells L., Radomska M. Phototherapy at home for the treatment of neonatal jaundice: a patient-centred pilot project. Infant 2019;15(4): 141-44.
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