Energy Expenditure and Metabolic Effects of COVID-19 - Clinical Trial
What is the Purpose of this Study?
We are doing this study to understand what the caloric and metabolic needs are of the body for people with COVID-19. This information can be used to give proper nutrition to patients in the ICU who often have specific nutritional needs because of illness.
Who Can Participate in the Study?
-Currently on a ventilator
-Expected to stay in the ICU for more than 1 day
What is Involved?
If you are able to take part of this study, you will:
-Have your health information reviewed by the study team
-Have your heart monitored and measured
-Have your calories monitored
-Have your muscles measured