Vitamin D Deficiency and Parathyroid Response in Critically-ill Children: Association with Illness Severity and Clinical Outcomes.

@article{Shah2016VitaminDD,
  title={Vitamin D Deficiency and Parathyroid Response in Critically-ill Children: Association with Illness Severity and Clinical Outcomes.},
  author={Satish K. Shah and SushilK. Kabra and Nandita S. Gupta and Gautham B. Pai and Rakesh Lodha},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  year={2016},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={
          479-84
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in critically ill children, and to study its association with parathyroid response, severity of illness and clinical outcomes. DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING Medical Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of a tertiary care centre of Northern India. PARTICIPANTS 154 children in-patients: August 2011-January 2013. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Vitamin D deficient children were (serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D <20 ug/mL) divided… CONTINUE READING
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