Indirect calorimetry in obese female subjects: Factors influencing the resting metabolic rate

Posted on 03 September 2012, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

Indirect calorimetry in obese female subjects: Factors influencing the resting metabolic rate

A new study has been published to evaluate selected factors influencing resting energy expenditure (REE) in obese female subjects.

The effect of breakfasts varying in glycemic index and glycemic load on dietary induced thermogenesis and respiratory quotient

Posted on 19 March 2012, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

The effect of breakfasts varying in glycemic index and glycemic load on dietary induced thermogenesis and respiratory quotient

Three isocaloric breakfasts with different levels of carbohydrate contents have been compared to assess their impact on dietary-induced thermogenesis.

Early ICU Energy Deficit is a Risk Factor for Staphylococcus aureus Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

Posted on 16 March 2012, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

Early ICU Energy Deficit is a Risk Factor for Staphylococcus aureus Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

This study was undertaken to determine the impact of patients’early in-ICU energy balance on the pathogens responsible for ventilator-associated pneumonia.

Resting Energy Expenditure in Anorexia Nervosa: Measured versus Estimated

Posted on 12 March 2012, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

Resting Energy Expenditure in Anorexia Nervosa: Measured versus Estimated

This study proves that accurate measurement of the REE in underweight anorexia nervosa patients is clinically useful, overcoming the limits of predictive formulas.

Indirect calorimetry in intensive care: an Australian perspective

Posted on 08 March 2012, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

Indirect calorimetry in intensive care: an Australian perspective

A new study examines the role of indirect calorimetry in ventilated ICU patients as an important clinical tool compared to daily estimated energy requirements predicted by the Schofield equation.

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