Intelligent diagnosis and treatment of neonatal jaundice

    Project Code: 275
    An intelligent system for the diagnosis and treatment of jaundice in new born babies from home.
    By Multimedia University
Project Overview

The yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes is known as jaundice. It is caused by a build-up of a substance called bilirubin in the blood and the body's tissues. The most common signs of jaundice are; yellowing of the skin, eyes and the lining of the inside of parts of the body, such as the mouth and nose (mucus membrane), pale-coloured stools and dark-coloured urine.

Newborn babies are often born with jaundice. At a very young age, the various systems the body uses to remove bilirubin from the body aren't fully developed.

The objective of this product is solve and innovate more aspect of the existing solution for treating neonatal Jaundice. This product is an intelligent system for automated diagnosis and treatment of neonatal jaundice. It works like the phototherapy incubator. The feature of the product :

  • Easily to move around and light weight
  • Has aesthetic looks
  • Can be uses by new born up to the age of 3-4.
  • Can be washed and reused
  • Has the ability to connect with smart phones.

This product solves problem where by, mothers of new born would not need to leave the baby in the hospital for treatment as they can treat from home. The also would not need to travel to the hospital to feed their babies. The current treatment is hospital based as the photo therapy is not portable and only doctors can operate. 

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