Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Knowledge Centre

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Knowledge Centre

The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Knowledge Centre contains key information relating to the epidemiology and pathophysiology of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, highlighting prevalence, impact and unmet needs and the underlying inflammatory processes that drive IBD, considering some of the key inflammatory pathways.

Inflammatory bowel disease assessment tools

Inflammatory bowel disease assessment tools

'New IBD assessment tools at a glance' - an educational symposium sponsored by Sandoz.

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Jaundice in newborn babies under 28 days

This guideline covers diagnosing and treating jaundice, which is caused by increased levels of bilirubin in the blood, in newborn babies (neonates).

Added 9 years ago

Blood grouping and antibody testing in pregnancy

The purpose of the guideline is to make evidence based recommendations for the application of blood grouping and red cell antibody testing in pregnancy.

Added 3 years ago

BCSH guideline for the use of anti-D immunoglobulin for the prevention of haemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn

The objective of this guideline is to provide healthcare professionals with practical guidance on the use of anti-D Ig as immunoprophylaxis to prevent sensitisation to the D antigen during pregnancy or at delivery for the prevention of HDN.

Added 5 years ago

Search all guidelines for Haemolytic jaundice and perinatal jaundice

Journal articles

Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia and the risk of febrile seizures and childhood epilepsy.

The aim of the study was to estimate the association between newborn children treated with phototerapy for hyperbilirubinemia and the subsequent risk of febrile seizures or epilepsy in early childhood.

Added 3 years ago

High-intensity light-emitting diode vs fluorescent tubes for intensive phototherapy in neonates.

Special blue fluorescent tubes are recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) as the most effective light source for lowering serum bilirubin.

Added 3 years ago

Haemolytic and non-haemolytic neonatal jaundice have different risk factor profiles.

This study examined maternal and pregnancy risk factors for haemolytic and non-haemolytic neonatal jaundice in a large population-based cohort study.

Added 3 years ago

Search all journal articles for Haemolytic jaundice and perinatal jaundice
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Alex studied Biological Sciences at university before joining EPG Health in January 2017, where he works as a digital content manager and editor.

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ILC 2018 – Targetable pathways in liver disease: from identification to clinical application

A number of studies from the speakers at this year's ILC Basic Science Seminar are discussed here, focusing on targetable pathways in liver disease, covering pathway identification, potential drug targets and their clinical application.