Posts Tagged ‘kernicterus’

Sunlight Canopies for Neonatal Jaundice

Posted by • September 16th, 2015

This week, NEJM published a study with major implications for patients and providers in low-resource settings. Slusher and her colleagues designed a trial in Nigeria to evaluate the safety and efficacy of sunlight canopies to treat neonatal jaundice. If neonatal bilirubin levels get too high, babies can develop kernicterus and have serious long-term neurologic impairment…. Read More…