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How can you tell if an african american baby has jaundiced skin?

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Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatrics - Critical Care
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In brief: Jaundice

It is sometimes difficult to ascertain the presence of jaundice by looking at the skin only.
We look at the sclera (the white part of the eye) to assess for the presence and the degree of jaundice in these babies.

In brief: Jaundice

It is sometimes difficult to ascertain the presence of jaundice by looking at the skin only.
We look at the sclera (the white part of the eye) to assess for the presence and the degree of jaundice in these babies.
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Dr. Rashed Hasan
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In brief: Press...

...Lightly on the nose.
When you let go, for a fraction of a second, it will be pale, and if pale yellow, it is suspicious for jaundice.

In brief: Press...

...Lightly on the nose.
When you let go, for a fraction of a second, it will be pale, and if pale yellow, it is suspicious for jaundice.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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