Despite being the gold standard for estimating energy needs, indirect calorimetry is rarely used by most dietitians. In fact, indirect calorimetry is often reserved for complex clinical situations or for ultra-tailored nutrition prescriptions. The usefulness of indirect calorimetry in most clinical settings is still debated. Join us for the low-down on this elusive technique.
Ready to chill with Lyndel and Sara? Today, we’re discussing hypothermia protocol. It’s exactly what it sounds like—cooling a patient’s body temperature down to a hypothermic state. Tune in to find out why we do this and what it means for your nutrition plan of care.
What to do when the heart AND lungs are failing? Enter: ECMO. This critical care therapy can be lifesaving. It can also complicate your feeding plan. Let’s dive in together.