Arranged alphabetically, each volume provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, along with issues related to physical and cognitive/behavioral development.37 weeksa#39; gestation) or who have other abnormalities in addition to an elevated total serum bilirubin. ... Some newborns are placed under special lamps ( phototherapy) to help correct the jaundice caused by elevated bilirubin levels and to bring down the bilirubin level. ... yellow pigment formed from the breakdown of red blood cells, and metabolized by the liver. ... Spectrophotometry a A testing method that measures the amount of ultraviolet light absorbed by specific substances suchanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: A-C|
|Author||:||Kristine M. Krapp, Jeffrey Wilson|
|Publisher||:||Gale Cengage - 2005|