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Prediction Equation of Obisesan et al for Resting Energy Requirements in Older Males with Heart Failure

Purpose:

To predict the resting metabolic rate in older males with moderate-to-severe heart failure using the equation of Obisesan et al.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

E43, E44, I50

Description:

Patients with moderate-to-severe heart failure tend to have greater caloric needs than healthy adults, with needs increasing with symptom severity. They are at risk for being undernourished and may have weight loss.

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