logging in or signing up Infant Jaundice.mpeg pres_is Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 743 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: January 27, 2009 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Infant Jaundice : By: 1st Pd. EAST Infant Jaundice What is Jaundice? : What is Jaundice? A common condition in newborns, jaundice refers to the yellow color of the skin and whites of the eyes caused by excess bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is produced by the normal breakdown of red blood cells. Normally, bilirubin passes through the liver and is excreted as bile through the intestines. Jaundice occurs when bilirubin builds up faster than a newborn's liver can break it down and pass it from the body. The Problem : The Problem Because newborn jaundice is becoming a common problem—about half of all newborns will get jaundice to some degree and about 10% of these will need medical intervention, we need to come up with a safe, inexpensive, portable device that will cure infant jaundice at the pleasure of one’s home. Research and : Research and 1. What do I need to learn? What cures jaundice How safe is curing jaundice How effective will the technology used to cure jaundice be The device needs to be… Portable Inexpensive Safe Effective Efficient Reusable Durable Idiot proof 2. What are the special conditions that apply? Preliminary Solution 1 : Preliminary Solution 1 Portable Phototherapy Incubator Preliminary Solution 2 : Preliminary Solution 2 Light Fixture Preliminary Solution 3 : Preliminary Solution 3 Blanket wrap Preliminary Solution Ideas : Preliminary Solution Ideas *These ideas will have to consist of LEDs (light emitting diode) and discharge blue light. Light Fixture Blanket wrap Portable Phototherapy Incubator Arrived Solution : Arrived Solution Costs- The cost of producing or buying the therapy system should be around $250 for the hospital, and around $25 dollars a day for parents to rent it out. Blanket wrap How to operate-The blanket is used by wrapping the blanket around the baby. It’s operated by 8AA batteries and a timer for convince. Work Cited : Work Cited "Jaundice." AllRefer Health. 20 Jan 2009. A.D.A.M., Inc.. 20 Jan 2009 <http://health.allrefer.com/health/jaundice-yellow-skin-jaundice.html>. "Jaundice in Healthy Newborns." KidsHealth for Parents. 20 Jan 2009. Nemours Foundation. 20 Jan 2009 < http://kidshealth.org/parent/pregnancy_newborn/common/jaundice.html >. "Organization Overview." Shining Light on Infant Jaundice. 20 Jan 2009. Cal Poly Ponoma. 20 Jan 2009 < http://vilenski.org/pub/Photodigm/slide02.html>. "Problem Statement." Shining Light on Infant Jaundice. 20 Jan 2009. Cal Poly Ponoma. 20 Jan 2009 <http://vilenski.org/pub/Photodigm/slide04.html>. "What Wavelenght Goes With a Color?." What Wavelenght Goes With a Color?. 28 Sept 2007. Atmospheric Data Science Center. 20 Jan 2009 < http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/EDDOCS/Wavelengths_for_Colors.html#blue>. "BiliBee Specs." Specifications-BiliBee LED Phototherapy by Medical Select. 20 Jan 2009. Medical Select Inc.. 20 Jan 2009 <http://www.medicalselect.net/Specs/>. "BiliBee Overview." Overview-BiliBee LED Phototherapy by Medical Select. 20 Jan 2009. Medical Select Inc.. 20 Jan 2009 <http://www.medicalselect.net/Overview/>. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.