Technology innovations in delivering accurate nutrition

Posted on 10 April 2019, English, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

This ICU Management & Practice article proposes "An overview of the key obstacles for the enforcement of nutritional guidelines and innovative approaches that can be used to overcome these obstacles."

Indirect calorimetry as point of care testing

Posted on 13 March 2019, English, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

A new key paper on Clinical Nutrition focused on the decisive role of Indirect calorimetry (IC) in clinical settings.

ESPEN guideline on clinical nutrition in the intensive care unit

Posted on 13 March 2019, English, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

The present guideline is an update and extension of the previous ESPEN guidelines on enteral nutrition (EN) and parenteral nutrition (PN) in adult critically ill patients published in 2006 and 2009, respectively. Since then, the ESPEN methodology has been upgraded resulting in rigorous evidence-based and consensus-based recommendations.

Impact of the reduction of the recommended energy target in the ICU on protein delivery and clinical outcomes

Posted on 24 February 2019, English, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

This observational cohort study over two 3 months periods aims to observe the impact of reduced recommended energy targets and the absence of ICU dietitians on nutrient prescription and clinical outcome.

Should we calculate or measure energy expenditure? Practical aspects in the ICU

Posted on 12 May 2018, English, COSMED News, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

indirect calorimetry

This review focuses on why indirect calorimetry should be used in clinical practice of critical care medicine and which are the benefits of using indirect calorimetry and which are the disadvantages of using predictive equation.

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