Vitamins are essential micronutrients required for normal metabolism, growth, and development.
Vitamin supplementation in food products, adequate food security, and availability of su...
Review dietary intake and supplement use.
Decreased visual acuity, night blindness
Poor wound healing, easy bruising
Skin changes, new rash
Abnormal food cravings (pica)
Ask patients about supplement use; encourage patients to bring vitamin and supplement bottles for review.
Assess for potential adverse drug effects/reactions. Patients with alcohol ...
E56.9 Vitamin deficiency, unspecified
E56.0 Deficiency of vitamin E
E55.9 Vitamin D deficiency, unspecified
E50.9 Vitamin A deficiency, unspecified
E53.9 Vitamin B deficiency, unspecified
In healthy adults, multivitamins have no value if dietary intake is adequate.
Vitamin D supplementation (400 IU/day) is recommended for all infants.
No routine screening for Vitamin D de...
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