PHOTOTHERAPHY AND EXCHANGE TRANSFUSION:
This section will enable you to acquire skills related to phototherapy and exchange transfusion. You will also review the indications, contraindications, procedure and your role in phototherapy and exchange transfusion. We shall also discuss the complications of each of these at the end of procedure. Before, beginning this practical, it is essential for you to revise the various conditions in which a neonate will require these two procedures. You should also review the various aspects of jaundice in the newborn. As you go through this section, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to carry out phototherapy and assist at an exchange transfusion.