total parenteral nutrition

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total parenteral nutrition

n. Abbr. TPN
The administration of nutrients by intravenous feeding, especially to individuals unable to ingest food through the digestive tract. Also called hyperalimentation.
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Noun1.total parenteral nutrition - administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cavatotal parenteral nutrition - administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cava; used in cases of long-term coma or severe burns or severe gastrointestinal syndromes
alimentation, feeding - the act of supplying food and nourishment
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The product is used for the parenteral nutrition therapy in adult and paediatric patients.
PHE said the cases have been "strongly linked" with a number of batches of a particular form of intravenous liquid called parenteral nutrition, which was given to the babies.
For those patients who cannot safely consume an oral diet and/or who do not have a functional gastrointestinal tract, parenteral nutrition (PN) therapies should be considered as an adjunctive therapy to prevent prolonged starvation.
The 12 members of FDAs Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee voted unanimously that the benefits of teduglutide outweighed the risks and reduced the volume of parenteral nutrition and IV fluids needed after 6 months of treatment compared with placebo.
Purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of total parenteral nutrition on deciduous teeth eruption of very low birth weight premature infants.
Parenteral nutrition (PN) is the administration of nutrients, fluid, minerals and electrolytes directly into the veins.
Forty-four patients (mean age, 43 years) with severe acute pancreatitis (two-thirds of cases due to biliary disease, 23% due to alcohol) were randomly assigned to receive, beginning after hospital admission, standard parenteral nutrition (control group) or an isonitrogenous, isocaloric parenteral nutrition formula that supplied L-glutamine in the form of L-alanyl-L-glutamine (0.
One LM strain, isolated from the parenteral nutrition catheter of a patient involved in the 2006 outbreak (genotype 2), was identical to those isolated from blood of the same patient (Figure 2) and from 3 other patients involved in the 2006 outbreak (data not shown).