volume 99, issue 5, Pe13-e13 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.5.e13
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K. L. Tan

Abstract: ABSTRACT. Objective. To evaluate the efficacy of fiber-optic phototherapy using the standard Ohmeda Biliblanket, a large version, double standard Biliblankets, and conventional phototherapy using daylight fluorescent lamps in full-term, healthy infants with nonhemolytic hyperbilirubinemia.Methods. Full-term, healthy infants with nonhemolytic hyperbilirubinemia (bilirubin concentration, >255 mol/L or 222 mol/L at <48 hours of age) were allocated randomly to one of four modes of phototherapy: standard fiber-opt…

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