ST BARTHOLOMEW'S HOSPITAL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ST BARTHOLOMEW'S HOSPITAL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Measuring metabolic rate in a young patient with bowel disease. The plastic canopy covering the patient's head diverts exhaled air towards the metabolic monitor at left. Data displayed on this device include measurements of oxygen & carbon dioxide (V02 & VCO2) and energy consumption, quoted in kilocalories per day.
Model release available. Property release not required.