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HUN 4445 Skillbuilder Practicing Enteral Formula Calculations 1. If a patient requires 1876 kcals, how much tube feeding formula would you need to give him of your standard formula that provides 1.2 kcal/ml? 1876 kcals/1.2 = 1563 ml of formula 2. RB needs 1950 ml of a tube feeding to meet his needs for energy and protein. At what hourly rate will you need to deliver this tube feeding? 1950 ml/24 hrs = 82 ml/hr 3. JW, a 70 kg patient, is receiving 2100 ml of a tube feeding that contains 850 ml free water/L. Will this meet her daily fluid needs? Fluid needs: 30-35 ml/kg 70 x 30 = 2100 ml 70 x 35 = 2450 ml 2.1 L x 850 ml/L = 1785 ml free water no this will not meet her fluid needs 4. GL is receiving 80 ml/hr of Jevity (1.06 kcal/ml, 44.3 g protein/L, 835 ml free water/L). How many calories, grams of protein and ml of water is the Jevity providing to GL? 80 ml x 24 hrs = 1920 ml Jevity 1920 ml x 1.06 kcal/ml = 2035 kcals 1.92 liters x 44.3 g pro/L = 85 g protein 1.92 liters x 835 ml/L = 1603 ml free water 5. LM has been on TPN for two weeks post-op due to an ileus following her small bowel resection.
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