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Norfolk Suffolk cambride  Cystic Fibrosis Network guideline.   The aim of nutritional intervention is to promote an expected growth pattern and development from the time of diagnosis and throughout life. The energy needs of patients with CF vary widely; some require 100% of the estimated average requirement EAR for energy while others need a calorie dense diet providing 120% to 150% of the EAR for energy. Energy requirements tend to be higher when children with CF are unwell undergoing surgery or have faltering growth.

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05.11.2015
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