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11:59PM 5/21 Case 24 Adult Traumatic Brain Injury 1. Briefly explain what causes the secondary effects of TBI, such as inflammatory response, oxidative stress, ischemia, etc… How might these impact Mr. Walker’s recovery and nutrition status? (3 points)
2. Using ASPEN and /or AND evidenced-based guidelines, describe the role of nutrition support in the care of the TBI patient . (3 points)
3. Determine Mr. Walker’s estimated nutrient needs (kcal, protein, fluids). State what weight you are using and why. Include which method of calculation you chose and a rationale for why you chose that method. (5 points)

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