Serum Vitamin D Level at ICU Admission and Mortality


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Atalan H. K. , Gucyetmez B.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY AND REANIMATION, vol.45, no.4, pp.193-196, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjar.2017.60234
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY AND REANIMATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.193-196

Abstract

Objective: Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays a major role in the regulation of bone and calcium metabolism and has effects on the immune and cardiovascular systems. Vitamin D deficiency is commonly seen in the general population as well as in critically ill patients and is reported to be associated with increased mortality and morbidity. Our aim was to determine the relationship between vitamin D level at ICU admission and mortality.