International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | Nursing | India | Volume 10 Issue 3, March 2021 | Rating: 6.3 / 10

A Study to Assess the Maternal and Newborn Risk Factors Associated with Neonatal Jaundice among Newborn Babies in Selected Hospitals of Guwahati, Assam

Sapna Kumari | Kabita Baishya [5]

Abstract: Newborn babies constitute the foundation of a nation. In India approximately 26 million childrens born each year; among which 12 million childrens die during the first four weeks. Neonatal jaundice is one of the common physiological occurrences in newborn with over half of term and 80 % of preterm neonates. It describes the yellow orange hue of the skin caused by excessive level of bilirubin that accumulates.

Keywords: Maternal, Newborn, Neonatal Jaundice, Newborn Babies

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 3, March 2021,

Pages: 550 - 558

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