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Table 2 Vitamin and trace element requirements [125]

From: Nutrition and metabolism in burn patients

Age, years Vitamin A, IU Vitamin D, IU Vitamin E, IU Vitamin C, IU Vitamin K, mcg Folate, mcg Cu, mg Fe, mg Se, mcg Zn, mg
0–13           
Nonburned 1300–2000 600 6–16 15–50 2–60 65–300 0.2–0.7 0.3–8 15–40 2–8
Burned 2500–5000    250–500   1000a 0.8–2.8   60–140 12.5–25
≥13           
Nonburned 200–3000 600 23 75–90 75–120 300–400 0.9 8–18 40–60 8–11
Burned 10,000    1000   1000a 4   300–500 25–40
  1. aAdministered three times weekly