PLoS One, 10 2 : e Expert Opin Pharmacother, 4 11 : — Mothers should be advised to continue breastfeeding at more frequent intervals and bilirubin levels usually diminish gradually. Pediatrics, 5 : E In current practice, phototherapy effectiveness is not based on number of devices used.
Coll Antropol, 38 1 : —8. Jaundice attributable to physiological immaturity which usually appears between 24—72 h of age and between 4th and -5th days can be considered as its peak in term neonates and in preterm at 7th day, it disappears by 10—14 days of life Nass RD, Frank Y.
Second, phototherapy should be adjusted for use in infants with fragile skin, low antioxidant reserves, and disordered bilirubin—albumin binding.
With early detection, intervention and systems approachs, the number of infants with severe hyperbilirubinemia and those who need phototherapy are likely to decrease. Jaundice in breast fed babies usually appears between 24—72 h of age, peaks by 5—15 days of life and disappears by the third week of life.
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