With the present nutrition calculator, individual nutrition goals can be easily calculated online. The calculator presented here is based on the ESPEN guidelines for polymorbid, internal medicine patients and was used in the EFFORT study 1, 2.
- Energy requirement: REE x (AF + DF); REE according to Harris Benedict with adjusted body weight.
- Protein requirement: 1.2 - 1.5 g per kg body weight 0.8 g in severe renal failure without dialysis (GFR < 30 ml/min/1.73 m2)
|EFFORT||Effect of Early Nutritional Therapy on Frailty, Functional Outcomes and Recovery of Undernourished Medical Inpatients Trial|
|ESPEN||European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism|
|GFR||Glomerular filtration rate|
|REE||Resting energy expenditure|