Purple Book

Typical Unit A Orders (cross-check with your attending and with Noor Hoda, dietician):

  • 300 kcal diet per meal to start, with replacement by Ensure as May require NG feeding if unable to initiate at this level. Further dietary advancements will be sent to you as co-signed orders by Lisa.
  • Review recent Mag, Phos, electrolytes, If these are not available, order them for a baseline. Include CMP.
  • Add magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, multivitamin supplementation as indicated. Discuss with your attending and Lisa in context of labs and progression of diet.