Home parenteral nutrition


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Home parenteral nutrition (HPN)

Long-term parenteral nutrition, given through a central venous catheter and administered in the patient's home.
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Clinical outcome of long-term home parenteral nutrition in non-oncological patients: A report from two specialized centers.
Management of complications in patients receiving home parenteral nutrition.
Home parenteral nutrition registry: A five-year retrospective evaluation of outcomes of patients receiving home parenteral nutrition support.
Home parenteral nutrition for children was introduced in Sweden in the beginning of the 1980s, about a decade later than in the United States (Amarnath, Fleming, & Perrault, 1987).
Home parenteral nutrition in chronic intestinal diseases: Its effect on growth and development.
Nutrition status in children receiving home parenteral nutrition.
263 patient-years of home parenteral nutrition in children.
Contract award: parenteral nutrition pumps hire for the center of home parenteral nutrition for the benefit of the university hospital of bordeaux.
Contract notice: Open procedure for the award of a five-year service of home parenteral nutrition needed to asl lecco and monza brianza.
Contract notice: home parenteral nutrition (hpn) service.
This contract is for the provision of an All Wales Home Parenteral Nutrition Service for adult and paediatric patients who are resident or registered with a GP practice within Wales.
There are currently 81 patients undergoing home parenteral nutrition therapy and an additional 5 on subcutaneous magnesium.