Doris F. is a 52-year-old woman hospitalized with dehydration secondary to a severe case of swine flu. She is 62 inches tall and weighs 193

Doris F. is a 52-year-old woman hospitalized with dehydration secondary to a severe case of swine flu. She is 62 inches tall and weighs 193 pounds, down 10 pounds from her usual weight the past month due to nausea and a poor appetite. Her temperature is normal, and her current labs reveal an albumin level of 3.2. 1. 2. 3. b. . Remember to convert pounds to kilograms by dividing by 2.2. Multiply the height in inches by 2.54 to convert it to centimeters. 4.    Use Table 3.13 to calculate Doris’ total energy requirements from each of the above equations, assuming she is confined to bed and has no active infection or other injury factors. How do these two values compare? a. FAO/WHO equation:   b. Mifflin St. Jeor equation: 5.    Calculate Doris’s daily protein requirement based on 1.0 grams per kilogram of her desirable body weight noted above.

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