(SOLVED) Mr. O is admitted to your hospital after a motorcycle accident. He has multiple broken bones and underwent surgery
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Mr. O is admitted to your hospital after a motorcycle accident. He has multiple broken bones and underwent surgery to control abdominal bleeding and to remove part of his small intestine. He is currently NPO and you need to recommend a parenteral feeding to be administered via a central line (TPN).
You’ve calculated his kcal needs at 30 kcal/kg, protein needs at 1.5 gm/kg and fluid needs at 1 ml/kcal per day. You only want 25% of calories to come from fat. His weight is 65 kg.
Recommend a two-in-one TPN prescription that would most closely meet the estimated nutritional needs.
Provide the goal rate and amount of hours for dextrose/amino acids and lipids.
Provide total energy, grams of amino acids, grams of dextrose, glucose infusion rate, grams of fat, lipid infusion rate, and NPC:N ratio that would be supplied by the TPN formula.
Show ALL calculations in the space below.
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