Jaundice Essays and Term Papers

  • Jaundice

    Jaundice is defined as the yellow staining of the skin and sclerae that is caused by high levels in blood of the chemical bilirubin. The color of the skin and sclerae varies depending on how high or low the blood of the chemical bilirubin is. When the level is highly elevated, the skin or sclerae is...

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  • Jaundice

    Jaundice (also known as icterus;[1] from the Greek word ίκτερος, attributive adjective: icteric) is a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes over the sclerae (whites of the eyes), and other mucous membranes caused by hyperbilirubinemia (increased levels of bilirubin in the blood)...

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  • Jaundice

    (fatigue) Nausea and vomiting Itching all over the body Pain over the location of the liver (on the right side of the abdomen, under the lower rib cage) Jaundice (a condition in which the skin and the whites of the eyes turn yellow in color) Dark urine (the color of cola or tea) Pale-colored stools (grayish...

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  • Jaundice Symptoms

    Jaundice symptoms Extreme weakness, headache, fever The symptoms of jaundice are extreme weakness, headache, fever, loss of appetite, severe constipation, nausea, and yellow discoloration of the eyes, tongue, skin, and urine.  Dull pain in the liver region The patient may also feel a dull...

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  • Jaundice Disease

    The word jaundice is derived from a French word called as jaune, which means yellow. It is a very common condition which is seen in newborn babies which can be treated by exposing them to sunlight. It is also known as yellow skin or eyes disease. It turns your skin, mucous membranes, sclera (the white...

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  • Jaundice Paper

    Jaundice Are you feeling okay? You look a little yellow to me. This yellowing problem that causes people’s appearance to look different is a condition that affects every 3 in 5 newborn babies, or 60 percent of them. Jaundice is a very common but affecting condition because of its: many types, it is...

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  • Neonatal Jaundice

    Newborn jaundice Newborn jaundice is a condition marked by high levels of bilirubin in the blood. The increased bilirubin causes the infant's skin and whites of the eyes (sclera) to look yellow. Causes Bilirubin is a yellow pigment that is created in the body during the normal recycling of old red...

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  • Jaundice in Newborns

    Jaundice in Newborns Jaundice is caused by an increase in blood levels of bilirubin, which is a waste product made when haemoglobin in red blood cells is broken down. Newborn babies have immature liver enzymes and are unable to chemically transform (metabolise) this bilirubin effectively for later...

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  • Jaundice Natural Remedies

    Jaundice Natural Remedies Keezharnelli is said to be the best protective shields for the Liver. It is an effective herb against jaundice of all types. It is still the practice of the Tamil to administer Keezharnelli in Jaundiced conditions. Keelanelli is also excellent in controlling sugar levels...

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  • Disorders of the Digestive System

    surgery is called vagotomy. Jaundice: Jaundice is a disorder in which the skin, eyes and nails become yellowish due to accumulation of the bile pigment, bilirubin. Types a) Prehepatic or Haemolytic jaundice: This is also known as neonatal or physiological jaundice. It is caused due to heavy...

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  • Examination Of The Abdomen

    Examination of the abdomen Inspection Face – pallor, pigmentation, jaundice, xanthelasma, bilateral parotid enlargement, spider naevi Eye –pallor, jaundice, xanthelasma, Kayser-Fleischner’s ring (more with slit lamp) Lip – cyanosis Mouth –mouth ulcers (Crohn’s), candidiasis (HIV), telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Randu...

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  • Bilirubin Test

    up quickly in the body. Liver disease can also cause bilirubin levels to be abnormally high. Too much bilirubin is one cause of a condition called jaundice, which causes the skin and sclera of the eyes to become yellow. Once the cause of excess bilirubin is taken care of, yellowing of the eyes and skin...

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  • The High Risk Newborn

    imperforate anus kangaroo care kernicterus LS ratio macrosomia microcephaly pathologic jaundice phototherapy physiologic jaundice polydactylism postterm preterm pyloric stenosis retinopathy of prematurity New...

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  • Biochemistry

    photosynthesis pathway. Flow of Heme Degradation Bilirubin &Jaundice (relation) * Jaundice is a common problem for the neonate. It is common because the figures suggest that anywhere up to 50% of newborns may present with jaundice during earliest infancy and even more frequently in those babies...

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  • Assesment Ncp

    Hyperthermia related to inflammatory process or hypermetabolic state as evidenced by increase in body temperature of 38.6 °C, elevated WBC of 8.81^ 10 ,mild jaundice ,crying and verbalization of her mother “nabara toy anak ko ken sangit nga sangit” | Due to the presence of an infectious agents, stimulation of the...

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  • Digestion Case Study

    no other medical problems, current medications, or allergies. Objective: Patient is alert and oriented upon examination. Patient appears to be jaundice, skin and whites of her eyes are yellowish. Weight is 123lbs, with respirations at 24. Temperature is high at 101.1, BP is normal at 110/70, and...

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  • Hepatitis B

    viruses cannot be spread by holding hands, drinking glasses, kissing, hugging, and coughing. The acute illness causes liver inflammation, vomiting, jaundice. Another form of hepatitis is called chronic hepatitis B which may eventually cause liver cancer. The infection is preventable by vaccination. The...

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  • important proces of the human body

    intestine wall. 10. Ingestion is the process of consuming something and taking it into the body. 11. Jaundice causes your skin and the whites of your eyes to turn yellow. Too much bilirubin causes jaundice. 12. Mastication, or chewing, is the first step in the breakdown of complex foodstuffs, breaking...

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  • Hepatitis

    A is confirmed. (Frazier, pg 369). There is treatment such as medical management. Which is rest and symptom control. Here are some of the symptoms jaundice, fatigue, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, fever, loss of appetite, and dark urine. (NIH, 2009). After two weeks of being exposed intramuscular...

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