Resource Summary

Clinical Practice Guideline

OBJECTIVE
Appropriate vitamin D testing and supplementation is understood and practiced in Alberta. Specifically that:

TARGET POPULATION
Adults^ children and pregnant/lactating women who may be at risk for low vitamin D levels as a result of low dietary intake or seasonal (sunlight) exposure do not require vitamin D testing

EXCLUSIONS
Patients with malabsorption syndromes^ renal failure^ unexplained bone pain^ unusual fractures^ and other evidence of metabolic bone disorders may require vitamin D testing determined by specialists managing these conditions

*** Original Documents can be found and downloaded using the link provided below ***

https://www.topalbertadoctors.org/cpgs/28048723

Publication Date: 2014-8-1
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-04-25 10:42:22