Title

EnergyExpenditure: Measuring Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) in the Critically Ill

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

January 1, 2013

Document Type

Guideline

External Publication Status

Published

Country of Publication

US

Document Objectives

To provide practice guidelines for measuring RMR in the critically ill patient to improve accuracy of the indirect calorimetry measurement.

Target Patient Population

Critically ill patients requiring or eligible for nutrition support in the intensive care unit

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adolescent, Adult, Child, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Home health, Hospital, Outpatient

Intended Users

Respiratory therapist, dietician nutritionist

Scope

Assessment and screening, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D003422 - Critical Care, D000066888 - Diet, Food, and Nutrition, D016638 - Critical Illness

Keywords

resting metabolic rate, Energy Expenditure