Effect of turning vs. supine position under phototherapy on neonates with hyperbilirubinemia: a systematic review

Shalin Lee Wan Fei, Khatijah L Abdullah
  • Journal of Clinical Nursing, October 2014, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/jocn.12712

Neonatal jaundice

What is it about?

Turn or not to turn jaundiced newborns when managed under phototherapy?

Why is it important?

The safe infant sleeping protocol described the danger of putting neonates on prone position. Therefore, this paper has highlighted the important information on the best position jaundiced neonates should assume when nursed under phototherapy.


Madam Shalin Lee Wan Fei
University Malaysia Sarawak

Firstly, I would like to thank Jesus for His grace and opportunity to enable us to share the outcomes of our review. This paper contains important information pertaining the clinical nursing practice in managing jaundiced newborns under phototherapy. Future articles, reviews and research works related to neonatal jaundice (NNJ) will be done and published to enable deeper understanding of the effective management of NNJ.

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The following have contributed to this page: Madam Shalin Lee Wan Fei, Prof Dr KHATIJAH LIM ABDULLAH, and Shalin Lee Wan Fei