Research suggests vitamin D metabolism is altered among critically ill humans, but is this true for our canine companions?
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Meta-analysis of RCTs shows vitamin D supplementation reduces mortality risk among critically-ill adults
Dr. Balden discusses a study that found that vitamin D supplementation is associated with decreased all-cause mortality risk in critically ill adults.
A recent randomized controlled trial found that high dose vitamin D supplementation decreased the hospital length of stay for critical care patients.
Dr’s Sadeq Quraishi and Karin Amrein join the third episode to discuss vitamin D’s role in a hospital setting and recent controversial research.
A woman’s aging father is admitted to the ICU with a number of problems. She asks Dr Cannell for advice.
What happens to your vitamin D stores if you end up in the ICU with serious injuries? Will your body have enough vitamin D to control inflammation, hasten healing, and prevent infection?
Researchers wanted to know if vitamin D levels had any interaction with length of stay or various treatment needs for children in the pediatric intensive care unit.