JMIR Res Protoc 2021 May 25;10(5):e24808. Epub 2021 May 25.
EA4489, Perinatal Growth and Health, Jeanne de Flandre Hospital, Department of Obstetrics, Univ- Lille, CHU Lille, F-59000 Lille, France.
Background: Neonatal jaundice is a common condition occurring in 60%-80% of all healthy-term and late-preterm neonates. In the majority of cases, neonatal jaundice resolves spontaneously and causes no harm; however, in some neonates, signiﬁcant hyperbilirubinemia can develop and lead to kernicterus jaundice, a serious neurological disease. Phototherapy (PT) is the preferred treatment for jaundice; however, to be effective, PT devices need to have a broad light emission surface to generate no or little heat and to provide an optimal wavelength and light intensity (420-490 nm and ≥30 µW/cm²/nm, respectively). Read More