Table 5. Gaseous Exchange in the Fasted and Fed State
Values are presented as mean ± SD.
* Probability that values are influenced by parenteral alimentation.
† Probability that values are influenced by the type of analgesia whether nutrition was administered or not.
‡ Probability that the effect of nutrition is greater in one distinct analgesic group.
V̇o2= whole body oxygen consumption; V̇co2= whole body carbon dioxide production; RQ = respiratory quotient.
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