Uses and Limitations of Transcutaneous Bilirubin Measurement
Dr. Karon and Dr. Cook provides an overview of the risk of hyperbilirubinemia in the newborn and discusses the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations on identification and evaluation of newborn jaundice. They give an historic perspective on diagnosis and management, discuss the clinical picture, and discuss the uses and limitations of transcutaneous bilirubin.
- Dr. Brad Karon, Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and Medical Director of the Hospital Clinical Laboratories and Point of Care Testing in the Division of Clinical Core Laboratory Services at Mayo Clinic
- Dr. Walter Cook, from the Division of Community Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine in the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
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