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'Referral advice' recommendation details

Recommendation details

Referral advice recommendation:Babies who develop jaundice within the first 24 hours after birth should be evaluated (emergency action). If jaundice first develops after 7 days or jaundice remains after 14 days in an otherwise healthy baby and a cause has not already been identified, it should be evaluated (urgent action).
Recommendation ID:238
Referral advice category:Immediate

Source guidance details

Guidance ID:CG37
Guidance: Postnatal care
Issue date:July 2006
Paragraph number:1.4.22
Page number:31
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NICE Classifications

Topic:
  • Gynaecology, pregnancy and birth
Sub topic:
  • Paediatrics
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology

Other details/links

Explanation for 'other links':Further details on 'Life-threatening conditions in women'; 'Health problems in babies'; 'Common health problems in women' and 'Common breastfeeding concerns' can be found in the link below.
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