ONE OF THE RISK GROUPS FOR VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY: HEALTH WORKERS


Varkal M. A. , Yildiz I. , Saygilp S., Yildiz M., Kılıç A., Darendeliler F., ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI, cilt.78, ss.41-45, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 78 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.41-45

Özet

Objective: Vitamin D is an essential hormone in calcium, phosphor and bone metabolism. Skin synthesizes great amount of vitamin D in sun light, it can also be taken by diet. Vitamin D deficiency may occur in settings with low sunlight exposure. Medical personal are under risk for vitamin D deficiency, especially who works at night shifts and in low sun-exposed buildings. Our aim was to determine vitamin D levels of medical personal and evaluate effect of working time and place on vitamin D levels.