Parenteral Nutrition, Total
"Parenteral Nutrition, Total" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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- Parenteral Nutrition, Total
- Nutrition, Total Parenteral
- Parenteral Hyperalimentation
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
- Hyperalimentation, Parenteral
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