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PARENTERAL NUTRITION IN ADULTS

Current Diagnosis • Reserve parenteral nutrition (PN) for patients with intestinal dysfunction or failure. • Reserve PN for conditions such as short-bowel syndrome, severe malabsorption, ileus or intestinal dysmotility, intractable vomiting, and severe diarrhea. • Always reevaluate the need for PN and work toward a transition to enteral nutrition, or an oral diet, if possible, … Continue reading

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