FDA Clears Baxter and COSMED’s Metabolic Measuring Device

February 13, 2020

The FDA has granted Baxter and COSMED 510(k) clearance for their Q-NRG+, a device that uses indirect calorimetry technology to measure a patient’s calorie needs.

The metabolic measurement tool is indicated for measuring resting energy expenditure by ventilated and spontaneously breathing patients.

The Q-NRG+ automatically calibrates after each use. The device is compact and portable, allowing it to be easily transported between hospital rooms.

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