Harris-Benedict Equation and Resting Energy Expenditure Estimates in Critically Ill Ventilator Patients

Posted on 09 February 2017, English, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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A new study on the American Journal of Critical Care demonstrates the limited reliability of the Harris Benedict Equation as a substitute to indirect calorimetry in critically ill patients undergoing mechanical ventilation.

Caloric Requirements of Patients With Brain Impairment and Cerebral Palsy Who Are Dependent on Chronic Ventilation

Posted on 20 January 2017, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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A new study on the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition has been published showing the importance of indirect calorimetry measurements to accurately indicate the true caloric requirements of patients suffering from severe brain damage and requiring mechanical ventilation.

Energy metabolism and nutritional status in hospitalized patients with lung cancer

Posted on 21 December 2016, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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A new study on the Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition examines the importance of monitoring energy metabolism in lung cancer patients.

Assessment of human energy exchange: historical overview

Posted on 13 December 2016, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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A recent paper on the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition provides a conceptual historical framework for examining the evolution of energy exchange concepts and measurement methods.

Indirect calorimetry: an indispensable tool to understand and predict obesity

Posted on 01 December 2016, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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The European Journal of Clinical Nutrition hosts a new study, which summarizes recent research on the importance of indirect calorimetry in predicting weight gain and obesity.

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