Patient Encounter Part

BB, a 27-week gestational age (GA) premature baby boy weighing 1,000 g, length 48.5 cm, was born to a 19-year-old female this morning. He is admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit, was found to have blood oxygen saturation of 84%, and was placed under an oxygen hood with FiO2 of 40%. His chest x-ray exhibited ground glass appearance of lung fields and right lower lobe atelectasis. He was intubated and requires maintenance IV fluids until his total parenteral nutrition can be started.

Calculate corrected age for BB 4 months from today.

How much maintenance fluid would you recommend for BB?

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