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.

K4b2 Validity and Reliability during Fast Outdoor Running

Posted on 06 February 2012, K4b2/K5, Scientific

K4b2 Validity and Reliability during Fast Outdoor Running

A new validation study of K4b2 was presented during last ACSM show assessing both the validity and reliability of the system.

The impact of emphysema on cardiopulmonary response to exercise in COPD patients

Posted on 22 November 2011, Clinical CPET, Scientific

The impact of emphysema on cardiopulmonary response to exercise in COPD patients

A new study shows for the first time the ventilatory response to exercise in COPD patients with emphysema.

Exercise intensity effects on diabetic patients tested with Fitmate PRO

Posted on 04 November 2011, Clinical CPET, Scientific

Exercise intensity effects on diabetic patients tested with Fitmate PRO

A recent study of the Italian Diabetes Exercise Study (IDES) showed how supervised exercise can produce significant improvements of cardiovascular risk among Type-2 diabetes patients.

Influence of Ventilatory Settings on Indirect Calorimetry in Mechanically Ventilated Patients

Posted on 14 October 2011, Scientific, Quark RMR

Influence of Ventilatory Settings on Indirect Calorimetry in Mechanically Ventilated Patients

The COSMED Quark RMR with the ICU option has been recently assessed to be a suitable indirect calorimeter to be coupled with a mechanical ventilator in an intensive care unit setting.

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