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Unformatted text preview: To Refeed Properly: Base fluid needs on clinical measures (i.e. blood pressure, urinary output) Closely monitor serum electrolytes Give enough energy for healing and immune function, but not so much as to stress heart and lungs Measure energy needs by Indirect calorimetry, calculating BEE, or using 25-30 kcals./kg. Give 1.0 to 1.5 gms protein per kg. for stress (more for burns)...
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- Fall '09
- Respiratory distress, infection Restore blood, nutrient deficits Promote, energy balance Promote