Friday, 22 April 2016

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

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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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

Friday, 08 April 2016

Estimation of energy expenditure using prediction equations in overweight and obese adults: a systematic review

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The usefulness of predictive equations of REE in healthy obese subjects has been analysed in this literature review published in the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the British Dietetic Association.

Friday, 18 March 2016

Minimum Time to Achieve the Steady State and Optimum Abbreviated Period to Estimate the Resting Energy Expenditure by Indirect Calorimetry in Healthy Young Adults

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The Nutrition in Clinical Practice Journal published an interesting article on the optimum abbreviated period for measurement of indirect calorimetry.

Monday, 29 February 2016

Resting energy expenditures in chronic kidney disease patients before, during, and after hemodialysis

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A study in the Journal of Medical Technology and Physical Therapy investigates the variability of Resting Energy Expenditure in hemodialysis patients.

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Resting energy expenditure in a cohort of female patients with bipolar disorder: indirect calorimetry vs Harris-Benedict, Mifflin-St. Jeor, LARN Equations

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The role of predicitve equations versus indirect calorimetry in patients treated for bipolar disorder has been investigated in this study published on the Official Journal of the Italian Society of Psychopathology.

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Measure or estimate energy expenditure in spinal cord injury patients? A comparison of indirect calorimetry and commonly used predictive equations

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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 %.

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Resting energy expenditures in haemodynamically compromised cardiac patients

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The importance of measuring and not estimating Resting Energy Expenditure has been confirmed also for critically ill cardiac patients in a pilot trial published on Heart Lung Vessel Journal.

Tuesday, 09 February 2016

Nutrition support practices in critically ill head-injured patients: a global perspective

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A new study on Critical Care Journal describes international nutrition support practices in critically ill head-injured patients.

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