ED Guidelines for Evaluation/Treatment of Neonates with Hyperbilirubinemia/Jaundice

Triage (Critical/Acute)

J - M

Jaundice

1 Critical 2 Acute 3 Urgent 4 Urgent 5 Non-Urgent
  • Jaundice with cardiopulmonary compromise or mental status change
  • Bili recheck

  • New jaundice

  • Concern for hemolysis

  • Pallor

  • Tachycardia

  • Increased jaundice in pts with known liver, GI, hematologic disease

  • TSB > 20

  • Jaundice in infant < 24 hrs old

   
  • Carotenemia