Hospital Policies and Procedure regarding Total Parenteral Nutrition Parenteral care is a necessary aspect in care for patients who are unable to receive nutrition in conventional manners, including enteral. Yet the proper delivery of total parenteral nutrition or TPN is an often vexing procedure. Established best practices are not existent, and many health care professionals simply do not have the proper training to effectively administrate TPN. The importance of an established protocol for the nursing care professional is essential for the proper treatment of TPN. Parenteral Nutrition is vital to the survival of patients for whom the gastrointestinal tract is rendered ineffective. Proper nutrition in such cases is provided mainly via...The end:
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