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

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 3)

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Page : 550-558

Keywords : Maternal; Newborn; Neonatal Jaundice;

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Newborn babies constitute the foundation of a nation. In India approximately 26 million children?s born each year; among which 12 million children?s 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.

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