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    • The Effectiveness of Phototherapy in Premature Infants (1968) 

      Bradley, Arianna
      In 1968, pediatric researchers Jerold Lucey, Mario Ferreiro, and Jean Hewitt conducted an experimental trial that determined that exposure to light effectively treated jaundice in premature infants. The three researchers ...
    • Exchange Transfusion for Jaundiced Newborns in the United States 

      Bradley, Arianna
      Exchange transfusion is the replacement of blood from newborn infants with elevated bilirubin level in their blood stream with donor blood containing normal bilirubin levels. Newborn infants that experience jaundice, the ...
    • Jerold Lucey (1926– ) 

      Bradley, Arianna
      Jerold Lucey studied newborn infants in the United States in the twentieth century. In the 1960s and 1970s, Lucey studied phototherapy as a treatment for jaundice, a condition in infants whose livers cannot excrete broken ...
    • Light Therapy for Neonatal Jaundice 

      Bradley, Arianna
      Light therapy, also called phototherapy, exposes infants with jaundice, a yellowing of the skin and eyes, to artificial or natural light to break down the buildup of bilirubin pigment in the blood. Bilirubin is an orange ...
    • Neonatal Jaundice 

      Bradley, Arianna
      Neonatal jaundice is the yellow discoloration of the skin and eyes due to elevated bilirubin levels in the bloodstream of a newborn. Bilirubin is a byproduct of the breakdown of red blood cells. Jaundiced infants are unable ...