Nursing diagnosis – NEONATAL JAUNDICE

ShareNEONATAL  JAUNDICE DEFINITION The yellow orange tint of the neonate’s skin and mucous membranes that occurs after 24 hours of life as a result of unconjugated biliru- bin in the circulation DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Neonate age 1–7 days • Yellow orange skin • Yellow sclerae • Yellow mucous membranes • Abnormal blood profile (hemolysis; total [...]