Update information

Update information

October 2016: Recommendation 1.4.9 was amended to clarify when intensified phototherapy should be used in relation to time since birth.

May 2016: The evidence was reviewed on tests for recognising neonatal jaundice, bilirubin thresholds for retesting, and the type and procedure for phototherapy. Some new recommendations were added and some recommendations were updated.

Recommendations are marked as:

  • [new 2016] if the evidence was reviewed and the recommendation added or updated

  • [2016] if the evidence was reviewed but no change was made to the recommended action.

Recommendations are marked [2010] if this was the year when the evidence for the recommendation was last reviewed.

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