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Energy Expenditure in Critically Ill Elderly Patients: Indirect Calorimetry vs Predictive Equations.

Authors
  • Segadilha, Nara L A L1
  • Rocha, Eduardo E M1
  • Tanaka, Lilian M S1
  • Gomes, Karla L P1
  • Espinoza, Rodolfo E A1
  • Peres, Wilza A F2
  • 1 1 Nutritional Therapy Multidisciplinary Team, Hospital Copa D'Or, Rua Figueiredo de Magalhães, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. , (Brazil)
  • 2 2 Institute of Nutrition, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Av. Carlos Chagas Filho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. , (Brazil)
Type
Published Article
Journal
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2017
Volume
41
Issue
5
Pages
776–784
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/0148607115625609
PMID: 26826262
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

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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