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Vitamin D deficiency during critical illness has been associated with worsened outcomes. Because most critically ill patients with severe traumatic injuries are vitamin D deficient, we investigated the efficacy and safety of cholecalciferol therapy for these patients.
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Multiple organ dysfunction and resultant mortality in critically ill patients has been linked with impaired cellular energy supply and oxidative stress. Clinical studies supplementing selenium, on the...
Vitamin D deficiency is frequent in pediatric nephrology. The 2017 European guidelines recommend keeping 25OH vitamin D (25-D) levels within the 75-120 nmol/L range, ideally with daily supplementatio...
Hypercalcemia of malignancy affects 2%-2.8% of cancer patients and is associated with an increased risk of mortality and other symptom-related complications. Standard treatment consists of fluid resus...
Hypercalcemia of malignancy is the most common life-threatening metabolic disorder in patients with advanced stage cancers and is a sign of poor prognosis. It usually presents with markedly elevated c...
Vitamin D deficiency is a common, potentially reversible contributor to morbidity and mortality among critically ill patients. The potential benefits of vitamin D supplementation in acute critical ill...
The purpose of the research study is to determine whether a single high dose of vitamin D is helpful in reducing critical illness related complications in intensive care patients who are h...
This phase IIb randomized trial studies how well cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) supplementation works in strengthening inspiratory muscles in cholecalciferol-deficient patients with chronic ...
Digital nerve injuries are frequent in a FESUM center (Federation Européenne des Services d'Urgences Mains), and they need to be repaired in order to reduce the risk of hypoesthesia and t...
Severe sepsis is a common condition with high mortality and morbidity. A previous meta-analysis has demonstrated the safety of glutamine supplementation with suggestion of mortality and mo...
Children with Cystic Fibrosis ages greater than and equal to 36 months of age and less than or equal to 18 years of age with a 25OHD level less than 30 ng/dL will be asked to participate i...
A short-acting opioid anesthetic and analgesic derivative of FENTANYL. It produces an early peak analgesic effect and fast recovery of consciousness. Alfentanil is effective as an anesthetic during surgery, for supplementation of analgesia during surgical procedures, and as an analgesic for critically ill patients.
Registered nurses with graduate degrees in nursing who provide care to pediatric patients who are acutely or critically ill.
A nursing specialty that deals specifically with the care of patients who are critically ill.
A symptom complex resulting from ingesting excessive amounts of VITAMIN A.
An acronym for Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation, a scoring system using routinely collected data and providing an accurate, objective description for a broad range of intensive care unit admissions, measuring severity of illness in critically ill patients.
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...
Anxiety is caused by stress. It is a natural reaction, and is beneficial in helping us deal with tense situations and pressure. It is deterimental when is becomes an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations. The most common types of anxiety di...