Elizabeth Thilo, Author at Renal and Urology News

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Hemolytic disease of the newborn (alloimmunization)

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has hemolytic disease of the newborn? What are the typical findings for this disease? Early and excessive jaundice: The most common symptoms are early (especially during the first 24 hours of life) and excessive jaundice, and positive antibody testing (Coombs, direct antibody test…

Infants of diabetic mothers

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has symptoms of an infant of a diabetic mother? What are the typical findings for this disease? The most common attributes of an infant of a diabetic mother (IDM) are: History of maternal diabetes: (Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM), gestational DM, requiring insulin…

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