Presentation Information

Michael Narvey

Hyperbilirubinemia: Balancing Safety With Undertreatment

  • Speaker: Michael Narvey , MD, FAAP, FRCPC
  • Presentation Type:
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 Nursing CEU, 1 CME
Abstract:

Jaundice is one of the most common occurrences seen in the newborn. Controversy exists pertaining to how aggressive to be in terms of management. Recent evidence will be explored looking at potential risks of treatment and in this context examining the new AAP statement on the same. The talk will also reflect on the Canadian response and concerns to the new statement and how the Canadian Pediatric Society will respond to the new curves in use.