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Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)

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A young man weighing 65 kg was admitted to the hospital with severe burns in a severe catabolic state. An individual in this state requires 40 kcal per kg body weight per day and 2 gms of protein/kg body weight/day. This young man was given a solution containing 20% glucose and 4.25% protein. If 3000 ml of solution is infused per day -



A The patient would not be getting sufficient protein

B The calories supplied would be inadequate

C Both protein and calories would be adequate

D Too much protein is being infused

Ans. C Both protein and calories would be adequate

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