Energy Expenditure in Critically Ill Elderly Patients: Indirect Calorimetry vs Predictive Equations.
1 Nutritional Therapy Multidisciplinary Team, Hospital Copa D'Or, Rua Figueiredo de Magalhães, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2 Institute of Nutrition, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Av. Carlos Chagas Filho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- Published Article
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
- Publication Date
Jul 01, 2017
The effectiveness of PEs is limited for estimating REE of critically ill elderly patients. Nonetheless, HB multiplied by a correction factor of 1.2 can be used until a specific PE for this group of patients is developed.
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