Neonatal Jaundice SGD. Dr Saffiullah AP Paeds. By the end of this discussion you should be able to; 1.Make a differential diagnosis of common and significant causes of jaundice in neonates
1.Make a differential diagnosis of common and significant causes of jaundice in neonates
2.Differentiate between physiological and pathological jaundice including persistent jaundice in neonates
3.Organise investigations for neonates presenting with jaundice
4.Management of common and significant causes of neonatal jaundice
5.Indications and side effects of different treatment modalities of neonatal jaundice including phototherapyLearning outcomes
Clinical jaundice is not resolved in 2 weeks in the term infant and in 4 weeks in the Preterm infant.
1.What 6 relevant things would you ask in the history?
2.What 6 relevant things would you look for in examination?
1.What 6 investigations you would order?
2.How would you plan the treatment?
3.What 2 treatment modalities would you consider?Case 1
4 weeks old baby girl presented with jaundice which started in the first couple of days.On examination she was jaundice and has hepatomegaly.
1.What 6 important questions would you ask from her mother to help you with diagnosis?
2.What 4 investigations would you do?Case 6