Fig A: This figure shows the correlation between lower vitamin D levels and treatment by the use of a vasopressor, a class of drugs that induce vasoconstriction in blood vessels, which increases blood pressure. It is a common treatment for hypotension, particularly in critically ill patients in PICU.

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Vitamin D Deficiency Impacts PICU Outcomes in India

When researchers analyzed the conditions of critically ill patients at a pediatric hospital in South India, they found a common thread between severity of illness and the need for mechanical ventilation.

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