Parenteral Nutrition, Total


Hyperalimentation, Intravenous

Hyperalimentation, Parenteral

Intravenous Hyperalimentation

Nutrition, Total Parenteral

Parenteral Hyperalimentation

Total Parenteral Nutrition

The delivery of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient whose sole source of nutrients is via solutions administered intravenously, subcutaneously, or by some other non-alimentary route. The basic components of TPN solutions are protein hydrolysates or free amino acid mixtures, monosaccharides, and electrolytes. Components are selected for their ability to reverse catabolism, promote anabolism, and build structural proteins.