Archive for the ‘neonate’ Category

949. Etiologies of ALTEs / ED workup

September 8th, 2009
by reuben in neonate

  Memo from Medical Examiner, June 2015 – indications for MEĀ (new york city) All forms of criminal violence or from an unlawful act or criminal neglect All accidents (motor vehicle, industrial, home, public place, etc.) All suicides All deaths that are caused or contributed to by drug and/or chemical overdose or poisoning Sudden death of a person in apparent good health (without significant past medical history associated with sudden death, such as coronary artery disease, etc.) Deaths of all persons in legal detention, jails or police custody. This category also includes any prisoner who is a patient in a hospital, regardless of the duration of hospital confinement. Deaths which occur during diagnostic or therapeutic procedures or from complications of such procedures Deaths due to disease, injury or toxic agent resulting from employment Deaths which occur in any suspicious or unusual manner

  <20% of bilirubin conjugated = Unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia >50% of bilirubin conjugated = Conjugated hyperbilirubinemia