Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia

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Definition Am Fam Physician. 2002 Feb 15;65(4):599-606. CMAJ. 2015 Mar 17;187(5):335-43. Pediatr Rev. 2012 Jul;33(7):291-302. More than 80% of newborns will exhibit jaundice, the clinical sign of hyperbilirubinemia, in the first few days of life. Hyperbilirubinemia can be benign at low levels but is harmful to the brain at higher levels.  All newborns will have… Read more »