Effect of intravenous fluid supplementation in healthy term neonates with non-hemolytic hyperbilirubinemia: A randomized controlled trial

  • Meenakshi Sarvi
  • Shailesh S Patil
  • Arunkumar Desai

Abstract

Objective: The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of intravenous fluid supplementation in healthy term neonates with non-hemolytic hyperbilirubinemia receiving phototherapy. Study Design: Randomized controlled trial conducted in a tertiary level neonatal care unit of a teaching institute in North Karnataka. Methods: A total of 60 healthy term neonates with non-hemolytic hyperbilirubinemia (total serum bilirubin [TSB] >15 mg/dL [256 μmol/L]

Keywords: Bilirubin, Breastfed, Duration, Phototherapy
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Sarvi, M., Patil, S., & Desai, A. (2018). Effect of intravenous fluid supplementation in healthy term neonates with non-hemolytic hyperbilirubinemia: A randomized controlled trial. Indian Journal of Child Health, 5(3), 204-207. Retrieved from https://atharvapub.net/IJCH/article/view/814
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