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Vitamin D Deficiency Hard on Children

August 27, 2013

Vitamin D deficiency appears to play a role among critically ill children. Sufficient Vitamin D is “important for the proper functioning of multiple organ systems.” In reviewing the results, researchers note that “Vitamin D deficiency was independently associated with a longer PICU (pediatric intensive care unit) length of stay (+1.92 days) and increasing severity of illness…” The researchers concluded that “this study provides evidence that vitamin D deficiency is both common among critically ill children and associated with greater severity of critical illness.”

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