A study found that vitamin D deficient children stay an average of 3.5 days longer in the ICU compared to children who are not deficient.
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New study offers insight into why low vitamin D levels are associated with adverse outcomes among the critically ill
A recent study reveals a potential mechanism to explain why critically ill patients with low vitamin D levels are more likely to suffer poor outcomes.
New research finds that low vitamin D levels may relate to longer duration of mechanical respiration in critically ill surgical patients.
A recent meta-analysis found that vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased incidence of hospital mortality among critically ill adults.
New study finds no relationship between vitamin D and respiratory failure in critically ill patients
New research has found that among patients with sepsis or trauma, vitamin D is not related to risk of respiratory failure but is related to one-year mortality.
Researchers in Australia recently conducted a study on ICU patients. The authors found that vitamin D deficiency was associated with longer hospital stays.
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?
Two studies published online in Pediatrics found that vitamin D deficiency is associated with more severe, longer lasting illness in children admitted to the hospital.
Dr Cannell reviews a recent study looking into vitamin D levels in critically ill patients in the ICU and length of survival.