Assessing Energy and Protein Needs Objectives

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LESSON: ASSESSING ENERGY & PROTEIN NEEDS FOR HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS O BJECTIVES 1. Assess kilocalorie needs for specific patients using the ASPEN rule-of-thumb. 2. Given the appropriate formula, assess energy needs for specific patients using: a. Indirect calorimetry b. Mifflin-St. Jeor equations c. Harris-Benedict equations d. Ireton-Jones equations
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Unformatted text preview: e. Penn State equation 3. Based on the ADA EAL, discuss the relative accuracy of the above formulas for assessing patients of normal weight and overweight. 4. Estimate protein needs for specific individuals using: a. grams protein/kg b. Kcal:N ratio 5. Estimate fluid needs for specified individuals based on: a. energy needs b. weight...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2009 for the course NTR 371 taught by Professor Southworth during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas.

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