Measurement of resting energy expenditure in infants

Julie E Bines, Helen Truby

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Objective: The method for measurement of basal metabolic rate (BMR) using indirect calorimetry in adults is well established but is impractical in infants. Methods: In this prospective study energy expenditure was measured using indirect calorimetry in 14 infants when sleeping and when lying quietly awake.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)380 - 383
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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