Friday, 17 February 2017

Resting energy expenditure in the risk assessment of anticancer treatments

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

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).

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

indirect calorimetry

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.

Friday, 20 January 2017

Caloric Requirements of Patients With Brain Impairment and Cerebral Palsy Who Are Dependent on Chronic Ventilation

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

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.

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

indirect calorimetry

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

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Resting energy expenditures in haemodynamically compromised cardiac patients

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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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

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

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

Wednesday, 03 February 2016

Clinical Guide for the Use of Metabolic Carts. Indirect Calorimetry—No Longer the Orphan of Energy Estimation

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

The importance of measuring Resting Energy Expenditure through Indirect calorimetry has been examined and confirmed in a study published on the ASPEN Nutrition in Clinical Practice Journal.

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Guidelines for the Provision and Assessment of Nutrition Support Therapy in the Adult Critically Ill Patient

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

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.

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