Radiographic and Other Studies

1. Radiographic tests. Based on clinical findings.

2. Calculations of energy needs. Estimate kilocalorie needs using formulas designed for children. The World Health

TABLE I—14. WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION PEDIATRIC FORMULA TO PREDICT RESTING ENERGY EXPENDITURE (REE)

Age

Male

Female

0-3 y

(60.9

x wt in kg) - 54

(61

x wt in kg) - 51

3-1C y

(22.7

x wt in kg) + 495

(22.5

x wt in kg) + 499

10-18 y

(17.5

x wt in kg) + 651

(12.2

x wt in kg) + 746

Organization pediatric formula to predict resting energy expenditure (REE) is provided in Table I-14.The REE value is multiplied by factors to predict estimated kilocalorie needs, as shown in Table I—15.

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