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Meta-analysis of RCTs shows vitamin D supplementation reduces mortality risk among critically-ill adults

Posted on: May 18, 2017   by  Dr. Robyn Balden

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A recent systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) found that vitamin D supplementation is associated with decreased all-cause mortality risk among critically ill adults.

Even the slightest reduction in overall mortality in intensive care and acute care settings has established potential to save thousands of lives. Vitamin D is widely recognized and established as a potent immunomodulator, particularly important for activation and initiation of cellular mechanisms and physiologic processes most critical to those with increased susceptibility to sepsis and other serious complications common in critical care settings. 

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1 Response to Meta-analysis of RCTs shows vitamin D supplementation reduces mortality risk among critically-ill adults

  1. hlahore@gmail.com

    This was the 169th study in the category of Trauma and Surgery in VitaminDWiki. There are 15 studies in a subcategory which have documented the successful intervention with Vitamin D.
    Yes, the rapid application of large doses of Vitamin D decreases costs of many medical emergencies

    The general category
    https://vitamindwiki.com/tiki-index.php?page_id=3411
    There were actually two meta-analyses in this category this Spring. Here are both of them
    https://vitamindwiki.com/tiki-index.php?page_id=8458

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