Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased mortality in critically ill patients especially in those requiring ventilatory support

@inproceedings{Joshi2014VitaminDD,
  title={Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased mortality in critically ill patients especially in those requiring ventilatory support},
  author={Ameya S. Joshi and Rakesh Bhadade and Premlata K. Varthakavi and Rosmarie DeSouza and Nikhil M Bhagwat and Manoj D. Chadha},
  booktitle={Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION Vitamin D (VitD) classically recognized for its role in the musculoskeletal system, has been implicated in myriad of conditions such as diabetes, immune dysfunction, cancers, heart disease, metabolic syndrome, etc. We studied the role of VitD in acute care setting and its correlation with mortality. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 85 consecutive consenting patients admitted in medical intensive care unit of tertiary care hospital who fulfilled the inclusion criteria were… CONTINUE READING

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