Effect of upper extremity posturing on measured resting energy expenditure of nonambulatory tube-fed adult patients with severe neurodevelopmental disabilities.
- Published Article
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2002
Patients with fixed upper extremity contractures have a significantly lower MEE than those with preserved upper extremity movement. MEE for nonambulatory tube-fed adult patients with severe neurodevelopmental disabilities and fixed upper extremity contractures is significantly lower than predicted by the Harris-Benedict equations.
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