Jaundice is one of the most common conditions to affect the newborn population. Over 50% full term babies will present with visible jaundice in the first week of life. This Course will cover a basic understanding of neonatal jaundice, including who it affects, why it happens and our approach to diagnosis and management of these infants, In addition, there will be case study presentations looking at different cases of neonatal jaundice and approaches taken to treatment and management
8 STUDENTS ENROLLED
At the end of the presentation, the clinician will be able to:
Describe bilirubin pathways through the body
Discuss differences between physiological and pathological jaundice
Understand breast feeding associated jaundice and management of this
Describe intensive Phototherapy and how it is administered in jaundiced infants
Describe the mechanism and use of Exchange transfusions to manage neonatal jaundice.