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.
|Pages (from-to)||380 - 383|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health|
|Publication status||Published - 2004|