Jaundice Guide is intended for use by pediatricians or registered nurses that care for the newborn during the first 100 hours of life. Parents or child care providers may review the information, but it is intended for use by professional providers like pediatricians and nurses. It is only part of the information used to determine if the newborn may require further professional testing or treatment.
This Guide is a reference aid. The information contained in the Google Assistant App is not intended to be a substitute for the medical judgement or reasoning.
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