Does the use of indirect calorimetry change outcome in the ICU? Yes it does

Posted on 23 February 2018, COSMED News, English, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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A new study appears on the "Current Opinion on Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic care Journal" highlighting the importance of monitoring nutrition and metabolic status of ICU patients.

Resting energy expenditure in the risk assessment of anticancer treatments

Posted on 17 February 2017, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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This study, published in the Clinical Nutrition Journal, tries to show how abnormal basal energy metabolism can be associated with higher risk in anticancer treatments (like chemotherapy).

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.

Winning the war against ICU-acquired weakness new innovations in nutrition and exercise physiology

Posted on 22 April 2016, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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A new study published in the Critical Care Journal introduced a new protocol “RISEN"–Recovery from ICU via Surveillance, Exercise, and Nutrition" for post-ICU survivors

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 %.

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