ICU Pathway for the Evaluation/Treatment of Infants > 28 Days
and Children with Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock

Nutrition – First 24 Hours

Nutrition Assessment

Within first 24 hours of admission
Order nutrition consult
Obtain:

Collect baseline:

IV Glucose

Newborn 6-8 mg/kg/min
Infants - Preschool          5-7 mg/kg/min
School Age and Adolescent 2-3 mg/kg/min
Liver failure Up to 16 mg/kg/min

Nutrition Planning

Nutrition – References