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Substrate oxidation shortly after accidental injury in man.

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1. Oxidative metabolism have been studied by indirect calorimetry in 42 patients within the first 6 h after accidental injury. 2. The level of energy expenditure bore no relationship to the severity of the injury and varied more widely from patient to patient than in normal subjects. 3. After minor and moderate injuries the respiratory exchange ratio (mean 0 . 86) was not different from that in normal subjects on a mixed diet. After severe injuries the ratio (mean 0 . 78) was significantly lo...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Clinical science (London, England : 1979)
Volume:
61
Issue:
6
Pages:
789-791
Publication date:
1981-12-05
EISSN:
1470-8736
ISSN:
0143-5221
URN:
uuid:4a1f88cf-4cba-45bf-b427-42c86fee4de5
Source identifiers:
30650
Local pid:
pubs:30650

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