Association Between Serum 25(OH)D Level and Nonspecific Musculoskeletal Pain in Acute Rehabilitation Unit Patients.

@article{MatossianMotley2016AssociationBS,
  title={Association Between Serum 25(OH)D Level and Nonspecific Musculoskeletal Pain in Acute Rehabilitation Unit Patients.},
  author={Debbie L Matossian-Motley and Diane Ash Drake and John S Samimi and Carlos Arturo Camargo and Sadeq A. Quraishi},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={2016},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={
          367-73
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Nonspecific musculoskeletal pain can be difficult to manage in acute rehabilitation unit (ARU) patients. We investigated whether vitamin D status is a potential modifiable risk factor for nonspecific musculoskeletal pain in ARU patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study focused on 414 adults from an inpatient ARU in Mission Viejo, California, between July 2011 and June 2012. On ARU admission, all patients had serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) levels measured and… CONTINUE READING
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