Poor Agreement between Predictive Equations of Energy Expenditure and Measured Energy Expenditure in Critically Ill Acute Kidney Injury Patients

Posted on 03 October 2016, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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The reliability of predictive equations versus indirect calorimetry in kidney injury patients has been assessed in this paper published in Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism Journal.

Measure or estimate energy expenditure in spinal cord injury patients? A comparison of indirect calorimetry and commonly used predictive equations

Posted on 23 February 2016, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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A new study published on the Proceedings of the Nutrition Society focuses on energy expenditure after spinal cord injury (SCI) and how commonly used predictive equations tend to overestimate resting metabolic rate (RMR) by 5–32 %.

Resting energy expenditures in haemodynamically compromised cardiac patients

Posted on 11 February 2016, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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The importance of measuring and not estimating Resting Energy Expenditure has been confirmed also for critically ill cardiac patients in a pilot trial published on Heart Lung Vessel Journal.

Nutrition support practices in critically ill head-injured patients: a global perspective

Posted on 09 February 2016, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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A new study on Critical Care Journal describes international nutrition support practices in critically ill head-injured patients.

Clinical Guide for the Use of Metabolic Carts. Indirect Calorimetry—No Longer the Orphan of Energy Estimation

Posted on 03 February 2016, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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The importance of measuring Resting Energy Expenditure through Indirect calorimetry has been examined and confirmed in a study published on the ASPEN Nutrition in Clinical Practice Journal.

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