Improving Vitamin D Levels in Hospitalized Individuals at Risk of Falls.

Title

Improving Vitamin D Levels in Hospitalized Individuals at Risk of Falls.

Creator

Prater Janna; Greene Giesele R; Rowland Douglas Y; Chaiban Joumana T

Publisher

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Date

2014
2014-10

Description

The article reports on research which was conducted to investigate vitamin D levels and vitamin D supplementation in hospital patients at risk of falls. Researchers evaluated the vitamin D levels of 190 patients. They found that 63.7% were vitamin D deficient, that 40.4% of patients with deficiency were aged 65 and older and that screening for vitamin D deficiency and vitamin D supplementation were suboptimal.

Subject

Ohio; Aged; Accidental Falls; Human; Chi Square Test; Fisher's Exact Test; Retrospective Design; OHIO; ACCIDENTAL falls; CHI-squared test; DIETARY supplements; DISEASE complications; FISHER exact test; HOSPITAL care of older people; RETROSPECTIVE studies; THERAPEUTIC use of vitamin D; VITAMIN D; VITAMIN D deficiency; Dietary Supplementation; Hospitalized; Vitamin D – Blood; Vitamin D Deficiency – Complications; Vitamin D – Therapeutic Use

Identifier

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

1984–1986

Issue

10

Volume

62

Citation

Prater Janna; Greene Giesele R; Rowland Douglas Y; Chaiban Joumana T, “Improving Vitamin D Levels in Hospitalized Individuals at Risk of Falls.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed March 5, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5726.

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