Premature baby receiving phototherapy

Premature baby receiving phototherapy

M820/0594 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 34.9MB

Downloadable file size: 2.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator



Caption: Premature baby receiving phototherapy to treat jaundice. Jaundice is a yellow discolouration of the skin and eyes caused by the deposition of excess bilirubin (bile pigment) in skin tissues. It is a common condition in babies and is usually caused by an immature liver not excreting bilirubin efficiently. Phototherapy uses blue light which causes a reaction that breaks down the bilirubin into a harmless form that is then excreted in the urine. The baby's eyes are covered to protect them from the light.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: baby, bilirubin, blue light, caucasian, grip reflex, gripping, holding, hospital, human, incubator, infant, jaundice, jaundiced, mask, masked, medical, medicine, neonatal, neonate, neonatology, newborn, paediatrics, parent, patient, people, person, phototherapy, postnatal, premature, protection, protective, scbu, sick, special care baby unit, treating, treatment, white

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.