Basal metabolic rate in children with a solid tumour

@article{Broeder2001BasalMR,
  title={Basal metabolic rate in children with a solid tumour},
  author={E den Broeder and Barth Oeseburg and R. Lippens and W A van Staveren and RCA Sengers and MA van’t Hof and J G Tolboom},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={55},
  pages={673-681}
}
Objective: To study the level of and changes in basal metabolic rate (BMR) in children with a solid tumour at diagnosis and during treatment in order to provide a more accurate estimate of energy requirements for nutritional support.Design: An observational study.Setting: Tertiary care at the Centre for Paediatric Oncology, University Hospital Nijmegen.Subjects: Thirteen patients were recruited from a population of patients visiting the University Hospital Nijmegen for treatment. All patients… CONTINUE READING

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