Hyperbilirubinemia, Infants

Hyperbilirubinemia, Infants

The AAFP concludes that the evidence is insufficient to recommend screening infants for hyperbilirubinemia to prevent chronic bilirubin encephalopathy. (2009)

(Grade: I recommendation)
(Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/gradespost.htm#irec(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
(Clinical Consideration: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf09/hyperbilirubinemia/hyperbrs.htm#clinical(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)