Friday, 12 May 2017

Are Predictive Energy Expenditure Equations in Ventilated Surgery Patients Accurate?

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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A new study in the Journal of Intensive care Medicine analyses the accuracy of predictive equations versus indirect calorimetry in surgical ICU (SICU) patients.

Thursday, 09 February 2017

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

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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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.

Thursday, 09 June 2016

Cross-Validation of Recent and Longstanding Resting Metabolic Rate Prediction Equations

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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The limited accuracy of currently in use predictive equations for Resting Metabolic rate (RMR) was assessed in a new study on the FASEB Journal.

Friday, 06 May 2016

Accuracy of Prediction Formulae for the Assessment of Resting Energy Expenditure in Hospitalized Children

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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A new study confirms the importance of measuring resting energy expenditure in a clinical setting rather than using predictive equations. The study has been published on the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.