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# Nutrition for Non Critical Hospitalized Patient

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### Nutrition for Non Critical Hospitalized Patient

1. 1. Nutrition for the Non-Critical Hospitalized Patient Ed Carlson, CVT
2. 2. I’d like to talk to you about I’d like to talk to you about……. diarrhea
3. 3. Resting Energy Requirement 70 x (body weight in kg) ¾ = RER OR 30 x (body weight in kg) + 70 = RER
4. 4. Sandy weighs 44 pounds, 20.0 kg. 70 x (body weight in kg)¾ = RER 70 x (20kg)¾ = 662 kcal/day Or 30 x (body weight in kg) + 70 = RER 30 x 20kg = 600 + 70 = 670 kcal/day
5. 5. King weighs 100 pounds, 45.5 kg. 70 x (body weight in kg)¾ = RER 70 x (45.5kg)¾ = 1226 kcal/day Or 30 x (body weight in kg) + 70 = RER 30 x 45kg = 1365 + 70 = 1435 kcal/day
6. 6. Tiny weighs 3 pounds, 1.36 kg. 70 x (body weight in kg)¾ = RER 70 x (1.36kg)¾ = 88.1 kcal/day Or 30 x (body weight in kg) + 70 = RER 30 x 1.36kg = 40.8 + 70 = 111 kcal/day
7. 7. One 13 oz. can of Hill's® Prescription Diet® i/d® Canine Gastrointestinal Health contains 369 kcal. We determined Sandy’s RER is 670 kcal. Sandy needs to eat 1.8 cans per day to meet her RER (670 divided by 369 = 1.8)
8. 8. Max - beagle mix RER = 670 kcal per day How much canned Iams chicken should he be fed per day? 427.5 kcal/can
9. 9. Rex - lab RER = 1137 kcal / day How much Iams Mini Chunks should he be fed per day? 379 kcal/cup
10. 10. Fluffy – DSH RER = 205 per day How many 3 oz. cans of Iams should she eat per day? 3 oz. can – 97 kcal
11. 11. Veterinary Technicians = Patient Advocates!
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13. 13. Document! Be specific!
14. 14. The truth about feeding tubes
15. 15. Nasoesophageal Tube
16. 16. Nasogastric Tube
17. 17. Nasogastric Tube
18. 18. Be a nutritional advocate for your patients!
19. 19. Questions?