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Assessing Jaundice in Newborns – BiliTool

Posted by medliorator on July 5, 2009

BitiTool assesses the risk of hyperbilirubinemia in newborns and provides American Academy of Pediatrics’ phototherapy recommendation.  Available online and for iPhone.

BiliTool is designed to help clinicians assess the risks toward the development of hyperbilirubinemia or “jaundice” in newborns.

Required values include the age of the child in hours (between 18-168 hours) and the total bilirubin in either US (mg/dl) or SI (µmol/L) units.

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Apgar Video Tutorial

Posted by medliorator on May 26, 2009

5 parameters (appearance, pulse, grimace, activity and respiration), each scored 0,1,or 2 with 10 points possible.

Assigning an Apgar Score to Newborns [WSJ]

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AirStrip OB for iPhone/Smartphone

Posted by medliorator on April 24, 2009

This AirStrip OB application provides the capability for physicians (Obstetricians) to use their PDA’s or Smart Phones to remotely access real-time fetal heart tracings (“strips”), maternal contraction patterns and other critical data from hospital labor and delivery units. This is accomplished through the AirStrip OB software, which is installed onto a mobile handheld device and utilizes a wireless internet connection (cell, WiFi, Bluetooth) to receive the patient’s data. Physicians then use PDA’s, SmartPhones or PC’s that are loaded with AirStrip OB software to remotely and securely access real-time and historical waveform and numeric data via a wireless internet connection.

AirStrip OB

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Teratology Fact Sheets

Posted by medliorator on February 12, 2009

The Organization of Teratology Information Specialists has compiled Fact Sheets for a variety of exposures that may impact fertility, fetal development, and lactation. Fact Sheets have been designed to print on a single double-sided page.   Many are available in Spanish.

Topics:

  • Medications
  • Herbal Products
  • Infections and Vaccines
  • Maternal Medical Conditions
  • Illicit Substances
  • Other Common Exposures

OTIS Fact Sheets [OTIS]

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