Indirect calorimetry as point of care testing

Posted on 13 Marzo 2019, Event, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

A new key paper on Clinical Nutrition focused on the decisive role of Indirect calorimetry (IC) in clinical settings.

ESPEN guideline on clinical nutrition in the intensive care unit

Posted on 13 Marzo 2019, Event, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

The present guideline is an update and extension of the previous ESPEN guidelines on enteral nutrition (EN) and parenteral nutrition (PN) in adult critically ill patients published in 2006 and 2009, respectively. Since then, the ESPEN methodology has been upgraded resulting in rigorous evidence-based and consensus-based recommendations.

Impact of the reduction of the recommended energy target in the ICU on protein delivery and clinical outcomes

Posted on 24 Febbraio 2019, Event, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

This observational cohort study over two 3 months periods aims to observe the impact of reduced recommended energy targets and the absence of ICU dietitians on nutrient prescription and clinical outcome.

Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Mortality in Healthy Men and Women

Posted on 02 Gennaio 2019, Event, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPX) is the gold standard method for assessing cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF); Although CPX prognostic value has been firmly established in cardiovascular, pulmonary, and musculoskeletal disease patients, it is less established in apparently healthy adults.

Underdiagnosis and Overdiagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Posted on 15 Novembre 2018, Event, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

This Concise Clinical Review published on the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine examines the problem and the prevalence of under-diagnosis and over-diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

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