Does Indirect Calorimetry Reflect Energy Expenditure in the Critically Ill Patient?

  • R. L. Chioléro
  • D. Bracco
  • J. P. Revelly
Part of the Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (UICM, volume 17)


Energy processes intimately linked to life in all its manifestations. They are essential to perform such diverse functions as to adapt to changes in the environment, to grow, to move and to reproduce. This is also true in healthy humans and during acute illness, where reduced energy production may be related to the fatal autcome.


Anorexia Nervosa Substrate Oxidation Indirect Calorimetry Carbon Dioxide Production Basal Energy Expenditure 
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  • R. L. Chioléro
  • D. Bracco
  • J. P. Revelly

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