Unformatted text preview: Lab values: Albumin: 2.5g/dL WBC: 14 000/mm 3 Hgb: 12.6 g/dL Hct: 34% MCV: 76 μm TPN Order: 2000 mL of 25% dextrose and 5% amino acid solution 250 mL 10% fat emulsion 3 times a week MVI and trace elements According to the information provided above calculate how much protein and calories Mr D is receiving and state if it is sufficient to meet his nutrient and energy needs. It seems as though Mr D has been progressing well with the antibiotic treatment and has tolerated TPN well. His ileus has resolved and the attending physician has consulted nutrition support again to determine the best route to take at this stage. The nutrition support team decides to place him on Jevity 1.2. Calculate the amount of formula needed based on Mr D’s nutrient needs. Calculate the rate per hour for delivery of the formula. Calculate how much protein and fluid the formula will provide. Jevity 1.2 1.2 kcals/mL 22 g fiber/L 55.5g protein/L 805 mL water/L...
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- Spring '08
- Nutrition, Mr D, nutrition support team