EE: Gas Collection Devices (2013)
Is there a difference in accuracy of RMR measurements related to different types of gas collection devices (such as facemask, mouthpieces with noseclips or ventilated hood/canopy) in the critically ill population?
There were no original research studies identified regarding the differences in RMR measurement accuracy between different types of gas collection devices in critically ill adults.
- Grade I means there is Good/Strong evidence supporting the statement;
- Grade II is Fair;
- Grade III is Limited/Weak;
- Grade IV is Expert Opinion Only;
- Grade V is Not Assignable.
- High (A) means we are very confident that the true effect lies close to that of the estimate of the effect;
- Moderate (B) means we are moderately confident in the effect estimate;
- Low (C) means our confidence in the effect estimate is limited;
- Very Low (D) means we have very little confidence in the effect estimate.
- Ungraded means a grade is not assignable.
Search Plan and Results: EE: Gas Collection Devices in Critically Ill Individuals 2012