Suitability of Quark RMR indirect calorimeter to be used with mechanically ventilated patients
The conclusions show that "the metabolic monitor appears not to be sensitive to the presence of bias flow on act recognition and measurement of expiratory volume; it also shows accurate measurements of FiO2. This agreement guarantees the reliability of the monitor’s measurements when it is coupled with a mechanical ventilator."
The scientific paper details are the following:
- Title: "Influence of Ventilatory Settings on Indirect Calorimetry in Mechanically Ventilated Patients"
- Authors: S. Cecchini, E. Schena, R. Cuttone, M. Carassiti, and S. Silvestri. Unit of Measurements and Biomedical Instrumentation, Center for Integrated Research, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
- Published in: Medical Measurements and Applications Proceedings (MeMeA), 2011 IEEE International Workshop; May 2011
The abstract can be viewed at the following link: click here
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