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.

Friday, 17 February 2017

Resting energy expenditure in the risk assessment of anticancer treatments

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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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

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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.

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

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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.

Monday, 27 April 2015

Expert Course on Indirect Calorimetry endorsed by ESPEN

Posted in Event News

Expert Course on Indirect Calorimetry endorsed by ESPEN

Organised by: European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ESPEN)
Date: 3 June 2015
Venue: Icarai Hospital, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Topics: Indirect Calorimetry

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Resting Energy Expenditure in Critically Ill Burns Patients

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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A study by the Australian Alfred Hospital focused on the importance of the measurement of Resting Energy Expenditure of burn patients using indirect calorimetry.

Monday, 10 September 2012

Indirect calorimetry in mechanically ventilated patients. A systematic comparison of three instruments

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, Quark RMR

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A study by the Swedish Karolinska Instituet has been published on Clinical Nutrition Journal showing excellent results for Quark RMR in measuring indirect calorimetry in mechanically ventilated patients. 

Friday, 16 March 2012

Early ICU Energy Deficit is a Risk Factor for Staphylococcus aureus Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

Early ICU Energy Deficit is a Risk Factor for Staphylococcus aureus Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

This study was undertaken to determine the impact of patients’early in-ICU energy balance on the pathogens responsible for ventilator-associated pneumonia.

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