Danett Guy, BSN, RN
Type of project: Research
Title of project: Does the Exposure to Fluorescent Light Serum Vitamin D 25-OH Level in Adults with Cystic Fibrosis?
Co-workers involved in this project: Pulmonary Clinic nursing staff
Description of project: The purpose of this research study was to determine if fluorescent light alters the total serum vitamin D 25-OH level among adult patients diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.
Why you chose this project: There are a few clinicians who believe tubing used in the collection of vitamin D 25-OH must be protected from light.
1.) The Effects of Fluorescent Light on Serum Vitaming D 25-OH Level in Adults with Cystic Fibrosis - VUMC Research Day Poster Session, October 17, 2012. (Poster)
2.) The Effects of Fluorescent Light on Serum Vitaming D 25-OH Level in Adults with Cystic Fibrosis - Tennessee Nurses Association Music City-District 3 meeting, June 18, 2013. (Poster)
Future plans: Danett will be moderating a rountable discussion entitled " Vitamin D Collection and the Relationship to Fluorescent Light at the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, in Salt Lake City, Utah in October 2013.