et al., J Endocrinol. Invest., doi:10.1007/s40618-021-01535-2 (Peer Reviewed)
Retrospective 348 hospitalized patients in Italy showing vitamin D deficiency associated with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure.
Mazziotti et al., 3/5/2021, retrospective, Italy, Europe, peer-reviewed, 11 authors.
risk of acute hypoxemic respiratory failure, 37.0% lower, RR 0.63, p = 0.006, high D levels 72 of 187 (38.5%), low D levels 97 of 161 (60.2%), odds ratio converted to relative risk, >12ng/mL.
Effect extraction follows pre-specified rules
prioritizing more serious outcomes. For an individual study the most serious
outcome may have a smaller number of events and lower statistical signficance,
however this provides the strongest evidence for the most serious outcomes
when combining the results of many trials.
Please send us corrections, updates, or comments. Vaccines and treatments are both extremely valuable and complementary. We do
not provide medical advice. Before taking any medication, consult a qualified
physician who can provide personalized advice and details of risks and
benefits based on your medical history and situation.