Vitamin D deficiency is associated with mortality in the medical intensive care unit

@inproceedings{Venkatram2011VitaminDD,
  title={Vitamin D deficiency is associated with mortality in the medical intensive care unit},
  author={Sindhaghatta K. Venkatram and Sridhar Chilimuri and Muhammad Adrish and Abayomi Salako and Madanmohan Patel and Gilda Diaz-Fuentes},
  booktitle={Critical care},
  year={2011}
}
INTRODUCTION The incidence of vitamin D deficiency in critically ill patients has been reported to range from as low as 17% to as high as 79%. Data regarding the relationship between 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and outcomes in the medical intensive care unit are sparse. The goal of the study was to evaluate the prevalence of 25-hydroxyvitamin D deficiency in the medical intensive care unit and its relationship with outcomes. METHOD This was a retrospective study in a medical intensive care… CONTINUE READING
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