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Sentinel Event Alert 18: Kernicterus threatens healthy newborns

This Sentinel Event Alert has been retired as of August 2015. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provides clinical practice guidelines to address hyperbilirubinemia.

Note: Retired Alerts are not available for any purpose, including for educational, research or legal purposes. Questions should be directed to The Joint Commission’s Legal Department at 630-792-5671.