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Basal Energy Expenditure (BEE) determination

Basal energy expenditure (BEE): the amount of energy required to maintain the body's normal metabolic activity, i.e. respiration, maintenance of body temperature etc.
Patient age:       Sex:
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Background

Equations:


Harris Benedict Equations:


BMR calculation for men (metric)
BMR = 66.47 + ( 13.75 x weight in kg ) + ( 5.003 x height in cm ) - ( 6.755 x age in years )


BMR calculation for women (metric)
BMR = 655.1 + ( 9.563 x weight in kg ) + ( 1.850 x height in cm ) - ( 4.676 x age in years )

Reference:


Harris JA, Benedict FG. A biometric study of human basal metabolism. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 1918;4(12):370-3.
Basal Energy Expenditure (BEE equation)