Nursing Care Plan – Hyperbilirubinemia (Jaundice)

Byron Webb Romero, RN, MSN

Finished BSN at Lyceum of the Philippines University, and Master of Science in Nursing Major in Adult Health Nursing at the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center. Currently working at Manila Doctors College of Nursing as a Team Leader for Level I and II, Lecturer for Professional Nursing Subjects, and also a Clinical Instructor.

13 Responses

  1. photo therapy is necessary if it is not relieve by it self.

  2. We see a lot of these in Home Care- babies are sent home so soon and then they find out a week later they have hyperbilirubinemia. So we go in and provide the kangaroo light and check their bilirubin daily until it comes down- or just stick in the sun if you don’t have good insurance :9)

  3. My son had this and we have to constantly monitor his feeding for 3 days. It was horrible being inside that incubator and in the phototherapy

  4. Nesh Wayne says:

    more on pathological jaundice plz n di management

  5. Depends on the type of jaundice.

  6. Expose to sunlight n freqvent changing of cloth after sweating

  7. Just direct sunlight at home. Morning sunlight exposure.

  8. jaundice in newborns…….”exclusive breastfeeding” helps to bring down high bilirubin levels….

  9. Kym Bown says:

    My 2nd child had it really bad but we knew while I was preg as I have a condition that causes it in during pregnancies

  10. Iana AllDay says:

    Great info!….coulda used it, for my OB exam, today. I will use, for my final…thanks!

  11. Tracy Micks says:

    All my babies always got this and they put them under the lights in incubator for a few days. Now a days I don’t know what they do sending Moms/babies home before it would show up!

  12. Amanda says:

    This is one of the worst ncp I have ever seen! Its way too general. If I turned something like this in to my instructors they would eat me alive!

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