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Enteral (Tube Feed) Nutrition Calculator

Details: The enteral nutrition products included in this database are the more common formulations from Abbott Nutrition and Nestle Nutrition. The data used is accurate as of February 2013, but may change with time. References and Additional Reading. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). Classification of Overweight and Obesity by BMI

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Enteral (Tube Feed) Nutrition Calculator

Details: Nutrition information is kept as updated as possible, but it is recommended to check this data against the formulation at your local site. If you see a discrepancy, please contact us. This website is intended to be used in conjunction with reasonable clinical judgment. This is not a substitute for clinical experience and expertise.

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Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Summary Calculator

Details: This calculator is intended to provide clinicians with a 'snapshot' of a patient's existing enteral and parenteral nutrition status. Rather than providing a recommended nutritional regimen, this evaluation and analysis tool will summarize a patient's nutritional intake as it relates to total calories, macronutrients, fluid, and weight-based nutritional metrics (eg, protein per kg, …

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Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Macronutrient Calculator

Details: Parenteral nutrition with an osmolarity > 900 mOsm/L should only be infused with a central line. 1: GIR: 2 mg/kg/min: Glucose infusion rate is a measure of how quickly the patient receives carbohydrates. Typically, this number should be less than 4 mg/kg/min in order to prevent hyperglycemia and steatosis.

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Ideal, Adjusted, and Nutritional Body Weight Calculator

Details: About This Calculator. This calculator uses the Devine 1974 ideal body weight equation to describe a patient's "ideal" body weight. 1 Although this equation lacks a scientific basis, 2 it is extensively used in medicine for a variety of purposes, including drug dosing, mechanical ventilator settings, nutritional requirement assessment, and measurement of renal …

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Ideal Body Weight Calculator – Now Available!

Details: The newest ClinCalc, the Ideal Body Weight Calculator, is capable of providing results and equations for the following body weight metrics: Ideal body weight (based on the Devine 1974 equation) Adjusted body weight (if obese) Nutritional body weight (for dosing enteral/parenteral feeds) Lean body weight (based on the LBW2005 equation) Body mass

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Glucose Infusion Rate Calculator

Details: Glucose infusion rate is a measure of how quickly the patient receives carbohydrates. Typically, this number should be less than 4 mg/kg/min in order to prevent hyperglycemia and steatosis. 1. This calculator uses the following equation to determine a glucose infusion rate: GIR =. (Concentration, g/100 mL) x (Infusion rate, mL/hr) x (1000 mg/g

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Vancomycin Calculator

Details: Vancomycin Pharmacokinetic Models and Population Estimates. When CL vanco or Vd are unknown, population estimates are used based on published literature. In many pharmacokinetic textbooks, a single Vd (such as 0.7 L/kg) or CL vanco (such as 70% of creatinine clearance) are recommended. Literature demonstrates that these population estimates vary widely in certain …

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Opioid (Opiate) Equianalgesia Conversion Calculator

Details: Dose-dependent conversions: The conversion ratio of certain opioids can be dependent on the dose of the original opioid. In the case of converting morphine to methadone, methadone has a relative potency of 4:1 at lower morphine doses, but becomes much more potent (12:1) in patients converting from very high morphine doses. 5, 7.

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Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Macronutrient Calculator

Details: Nutritional weight calculation. There is a significant amount of controversy regarding the nutritional requirements of obese patients. 3 If one uses an ideal body weight, the true nutritional requirements of an obese patient are underestimated. In contrast, the use of actual body weight will result in an overestimation of caloric requirements.

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Estimated Body Weight Loss (EBWL) Calculator

Details: Estimated body weight loss (EBWL) describes the amount of body mass lost due to an amputation. EBWL is most commonly utilized for determining an amputee's ideal body weight, which is a function of patient height. An EBWL -adjusted ideal body weight is most commonly used for determining renal function with creatinine clearance.

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ClinCalc DrugStats Database

Details: Want more? Check out the Top 300 Drug List for a more extensive list of the most common outpatient medications in the U.S. market.. What is the ClinCalc DrugStats Database? The DrugStats database is a sanitized, standardized version of a publicly available database provided by the U.S. Government.

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Creatinine Clearance Calculator

Details: Creatinine clearance ( CrCl) is an estimate of Glomerular Filtration Rate ( GFR ); however, CrCl is slightly higher than true GFR because creatinine is secreted by the proximal tubule (in addition to being filtered by the glomerulus). The additional proximal tubule secretion falsely elevates the CrCl estimate of GFR. 12.

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EPaNIC Brief Summary – Early vs. late parenteral nutrition

Details: Randomized patients to early or late parenteral nutrition. Early nutrition consisted of 20% dextrose for 2 days, then full TPN. Late nutrition consisted of 5% dextrose for 7 days, then full TPN. In both groups, TPN was reduced or stopped based on enteral nutrition intake. Blood glucose levels were maintained between 80 and 110 mg/dL (Leuven I

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What’s New With ClinCalc – March 2013

Details: Enteral Nutrition Calculator. One of the first calculators available on ClinCalc.com was the TPN Macronutrient Calculator. Given the frequency of enteral nutrition, particularly in critically ill patients, it seems only fitting to now have a complementary calculator, the Enteral (Tube Feed) Nutrition Calculator:

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Online Courses for Medical Professionals

Details: Using this online course, you can complete our video series at your own pace, on your own time.You can watch the videos as many times and as often as you would like. We've designed our videos to be frustration-free.By focusing on only the most important material, the deluge of information often seen in drug therapy courses is simplified into bite-sized, 10-minute videos …

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Should enteral feeds be held when giving oral

Details: Conclusions. There is a significant interaction between enteral feeds and crushed ciprofloxacin. Compared to water alone, enteral feeds will reduce AUC by 24 to 67% and Cmax by 27 to 62%. The IV:PO conversion of patients receiving enteral nutrition is not the standard 400:500 mg (based on 70% bioavailability)

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ICU Trials by ClinCalc

Details: ICU Trials by ClinCalc is a quick pocket reference for both the novice and seasoned ICU clinician. This app does not replace the original manuscript of these landmark trials – instead, it serves as a fast reference and learning tool for some of the most important critical care trials over a wide range of specialties.

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Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE II

Details: The APACHE II score is made of 12 physiological variables and 2 disease-related variables. Within the study period, 87% of all ICU patients had all 12 physiologic measurements available. The worst physiological variables were collected within the first 24 hours of ICU admission. The "worst" measurement was defined as the measure that correlated

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Landmark Trials – ClinCalc

Details: Summary of the EPaNIC (Casaer 2011) Trial Early initiation of TPN increased ICU and hospital stay, the incidence of infection, and total healthcare costs. Delaying parenteral nutrition up to 7 […] EPaNIC Brief Summary – Early vs. late parenteral nutrition

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Happy American Pharmacists Month – Four New Calculators

Details: Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Summary . We’ve received some very positive feedback regarding our Enteral Nutrition Calculator and our Parentral Nutrition Calculator. These calculators are valuable resources when initiating a new nutritional regimen, but we found that many clinicians wanted to analyze an existing regimen.

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Combination ICU Mortality Calculator (APACHE II, SAPS II

Details: About This Calculator. This calculator is designed for researchers who are calculating a number of different ICU mortality scores on a single patient. By combining data entry into one form, a researcher will not be required to enter the same variable (such as heart rate or serum sodium) multiple times on multiple online calculators.

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Details: Check out ICU Trials for iPhone and Android, a pocket reference for 70+ landmark critical care trials, including EPaNIC. Summary of the EPaNIC (Casaer 2011) Trial Early initiation of TPN increased ICU and hospital stay, the incidence of infection, and total healthcare costs. Delaying parenteral nutrition up to 7 […]

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NICE-SUGAR Brief Summary – Intensive insulin therapy in

Details: Two major differences in comparison to the Leuven trials (van den Berghe et al) are that NICE-SUGAR was multi-center and used less parenteral nutrition — both of which increase external validity; Citation. NICE-SUGAR Study Investigators, Finfer S, Chittock DR, et al. Intensive versus conventional glucose control in critically ill patients.

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Infectious Disease – ClinCalc

Details: Ciprofloxacin binds to divalent and trivalent cations (calcium, magnesium, etc). Are there any recommendations regarding giving crushed ciprofloxacin via an enteral feeding tube, such as holding nutrition or increasing the dose? The package insert for ciprofloxacin tablets states that the medication may be given with or without food.

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Clinical tools and calculators for medical professionals

Details: Delaying parenteral nutrition up to 7 days had no effect on mortality. Continue reading → This entry was posted in Critical Care , ICU Trials , Landmark Trials on October 11, 2013 by Sean P. Kane .

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Details: New Colistin (colistimethate sodium) Calculator. Colistin (in the form of colistimethate sodium, or CMS, in the United States) is an older, last-line agent for multidrug-resistant gram-negative infections. Because of colistin’s complex pharmacokinetics and for historical reasons, there is a paucity of data regarding its dosing in patients

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Clinical tools and calculators for medical professionals

Details: We’ve been working hard behind the scenes in preparation for American Pharmacists Month. To celebrate, we’re rolling out four new clinical tools and calculators on ClinCalc.com: Benzodiazepine Equivalence Calculator. Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Summary. Number Needed to Treat.

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Details: Welcome to the New ClinCalc.com – Fall 2013 Update. We’ve been very busy over the past few months to release a brand new, fully upgraded version of ClinCalc.com. Today, these updates are now available! Read below for the major updates that we’ve released, but rest assured, there are many, many more under-the-hood updates for nearly all of

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Details: We’ve been working hard behind the scenes in preparation for American Pharmacists Month. To celebrate, we’re rolling out four new clinical tools and calculators on ClinCalc.com: Benzodiazepine Equivalence Calculator Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Summary Number Needed to Treat Odds Ratio to Risk Ratio Conversion

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Details: WARFASA Trial – Aspirin for VTE Prophylaxis. The WARFASA trial, recently published in the NEJM, examined the role of aspirin after patients with VTE’s had completed 6-18 months of warfarin therapy. Given the safety of the treatment and the impressive reduction in VTE recurrence, it’s very likely that the results of the WARFASA trial will

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Details: ASPIRE Trial – Aspirin for VTE Prophylaxis. The ASPIRE trial, recently published in the NEJM, examined the role of aspirin after patients with VTE’s had completed at least 6 weeks of full anticoagulation (although most completed 6+ months). This is the sister trial to the WARFASA trial, which required 6-18 months of warfarin therapy.

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Details: We’ve been working hard behind the scenes in preparation for American Pharmacists Month. To celebrate, we’re rolling out four new clinical tools and calculators on ClinCalc.com: Benzodiazepine Equivalence Calculator Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Summary Number Needed to Treat Odds Ratio to Risk Ratio Conversion

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Clinical tools and calculators for medical professionals

Details: This entry was posted in Clinical Questions, Infectious Disease, Nutrition and tagged cipro, ciprofloxacin, enteral, feeds, tube on November 27, 2012 by Sean P. Kane. What is the best evidence for pharmacologic VTE prophylaxis in trauma patients? Is there a

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Clinical Questions

Details: This entry was posted in Clinical Questions, Infectious Disease, Nutrition and tagged cipro, ciprofloxacin, enteral, feeds, tube on November 27, 2012 by Sean P. Kane. What is the best evidence for pharmacologic VTE prophylaxis in trauma patients? Is there a

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It’s Time to Say “Goodbye” to Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol

Details: It’s Time to Say “Goodbye” to Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) In the United States, vitamin D supplementation is primarily available as vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) and vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol). Although these two have historically been considered interchangeable and equipotent, the current body of literature strongly supports the

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Details: This entry was posted in Clinical Questions, Infectious Disease, Nutrition and tagged cipro, ciprofloxacin, enteral, feeds, tube on November 27, 2012 by Sean P. Kane. What is the best evidence for pharmacologic VTE prophylaxis in trauma patients? Is there a

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Details: We’ve been working hard behind the scenes in preparation for American Pharmacists Month. To celebrate, we’re rolling out four new clinical tools and calculators on ClinCalc.com: Benzodiazepine Equivalence Calculator Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Summary Number Needed to Treat Odds Ratio to Risk Ratio Conversion

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Details: The newest ACC/AHA ASCVD Pooled Cohort Equations has been a very hot topic lately. Our free web-based ASCVD tool and mobile applications have been very well received. A number of ClinCalc readers have asked for a better understanding of the Pooled Cohort Equations — how is an ASCVD calculated?

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Infectious Disease

Details: Colistin (in the form of colistimethate sodium, or CMS, in the United States) is an older, last-line agent for multidrug-resistant gram-negative infections. Because of colistin’s complex pharmacokinetics and for historical reasons, there is a paucity of data regarding its dosing in patients with severe gram negative infections, particularly

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