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.
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.
The updated Guidelines by Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) were published in beginning of 2016 on the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.