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Protein content in diluted skimmed milk

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Anonymous 3881

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18 Aug 2016, 04:28

A patient having chylothorax was prescribed with skimmed milk due to inavailability of specialized formula. It was diluted at 0.4 kcal/ml and given via continuous feeding to a total feed of 600 ml over 24 hours . Just wondering how much protein would the patient receives at this regime. One sachet of the skimmed milk contains 36 kcal and 3.5g protein. The dilution done is 1 sachet to 100 cc water.

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