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|Title:||Comparison of the efficacy of fiberoptic and conventional phototherapy for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia|
|Citation:||Tan, K.L. (1994). Comparison of the efficacy of fiberoptic and conventional phototherapy for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. Journal of Pediatrics 125 (4) : 607-612. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-3476(94)70019-2|
|Abstract:||A comparative evaluation of the efficacy of fiberoptic phototherapy using the Ohmeda Biliblanket fiberoptic device, conventional phototherapy using daylight fluorescent lamps, and a combination of the two forms of phototherapy was made in 165 term healthy infants and 105 preterm infants with hyperbilirubinemia. In the term infants, the 24-hour decline rate for fiberoptic phototherapy was 9.2% ± 1.6% (mean ± SEM) versus 21.5% ± 1.8% for daylight phototherapy (p < 0.01), and the overall decline rate was 0.49% ± 0.03%/hr versus 0.70% ± 0.04% hr (p|
|Source Title:||Journal of Pediatrics|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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