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NICU: Fluids

Neonatal Fluids, Electrolytes, and Nutrition

Patient's Weight:

Input

IVF: D W
TPN: D W
With Protein =
And Lipid =: g/kg/d
Enteral:
 
OR
kcal/oz formula
  Actual
(cc/day)
Goals
(cc/kg/day)
(kcal/kg/day)
IVF
TPN
Lipids
Enteral
Other  
Total
Calories Protein
(kcal/kg/d)
Fat
(kcal/kg/d)
Carbo
(kcal/kg/d)
Protein + Fat + Carbo
GIR
(mg/kg/min)

Output

Urine cc/day
  cc/kg/hr

Equations


Goal (cc/kg/day) = 
Actual (cc/day)

weight

Urine Output (cc/kg/hr) = 
Actual (cc/day)

weight x 24

GIR (mg/kg/min) = 
(% Dextrose) x TPN/IVF Goal (cc/kg/d)

144

Protein calories (kcal/kg/day) = 
TPN Goal (cc/kg/d) x (%Protein) x 4

100

Carbo calories (kcal/kg/day) = 
TPN Goal (cc/kg/d) x (% Dextrose) x 3.4

100

Lipid calories (kcal/kg/day) =  Lipid Goal (g/kg/d) x 2


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