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Anatomy and Physiology II--Clinical Case StudiesInstructor: Ivan IñiguezEl Paso Community CollegeCase StudyGroup Members:Date:_02/2/21_Grade: ____/ 25 pointsNeonatal JaundiceCase PresentationMartin and Kim were both twenty-five when they had Michael, their first child. Kim remainedvery healthy during her pregnancy and went into labor at 9:00 a.m., just 3 days after her due date.Delivery went quite smoothly, and that evening, mother and child rested comfortably. Two dayslater, Kim and Michael were released from the hospital. That evening at feeding time, Kim no-ticed that the whites of Michael's eyes seemed just slightly yellow, a condition that worsened no-ticeably by the next morning. Kim called the pediatrician and made an appointment for thatmorning.Upon examining Michael, the pediatrician informed Martin and Kim that the infant had neonataljaundice, a condition quite common in newborns and one that need not cause them too muchconcern. The physician explained that neonatal jaundice was the result of the normal destruction

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