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the study aims to messure the vitamin D levels in medical staff in the hospital. The physicians in the course of their internship who work indoors and work many night shifts have limited sun exposure in all seasons. Nursing staff who work shifts and work indoors are at the same risk of liltle sun exposure. The study addresses the amount of sun exposure, assessed by a sun exposure questioner, age, gender,work load related to number of shifts in the physicien group and in nursing group the job percentile we also adress religion (clothing cover)as a factor.
The population in Israel is heterogeneous in the aspect of skin exposure to the sun. Women in the Moslem community with traditional long sleeve dress code whose sun exposure to the sun even in the summer months is limited.
The physicians in the course of their internship who work indoors and work many night shifts and nurses with their shift work have limited sun exposure in all seasons.
The study addresses the amount of sun exposure, assessed by a sun exposure questioner, age, gender,number of shifts in the physicien group and in nursing group the job percentile religion (clothing cover).
The standard for measuring vitamin D status is 25(OH) D levels in the serum. The staff members from which blood will be drawn will be have an explanation about the aim of the study and will sign an informed consent.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Vitamin D Deficiency
Meir Medicalc Enter
Meir Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:53-0400
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A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN E in the diet, characterized by posterior column and spinocerebellar tract abnormalities, areflexia, ophthalmoplegia, and disturbances of gait, proprioception, and vibration. In premature infants vitamin E deficiency is associated with hemolytic anemia, thrombocytosis, edema, intraventricular hemorrhage, and increasing risk of retrolental fibroplasia and bronchopulmonary dysplasia. An apparent inborn error of vitamin E metabolism, named familial isolated vitamin E deficiency, has recently been identified. (Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1181)
A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN D in the diet, insufficient production of vitamin D in the skin, inadequate absorption of vitamin D from the diet, or abnormal conversion of vitamin D to its bioactive metabolites. It is manifested clinically as RICKETS in children and OSTEOMALACIA in adults. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1406)
A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN B 12 in the diet, characterized by megaloblastic anemia. Since vitamin B 12 is not present in plants, humans have obtained their supply from animal products, from multivitamin supplements in the form of pills, and as additives to food preparations. A wide variety of neuropsychiatric abnormalities is also seen in vitamin B 12 deficiency and appears to be due to an undefined defect involving myelin synthesis. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p848)
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