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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HPN, or Home Parenteral Nutrition, is an intravenous fluid for patients who are unable to obtain enough nutrients to survive through a normal diet, most often due to digestive disorders such as short bowel syndrome.
Contract notice: home parenteral nutrition (hpn) service.
Table 7-1: Examples of ICD-9 Codes for Home Parenteral Nutrition
Pankaj Vashi, MD, will be presenting an oral abstract on the patients receiving home parenteral nutrition and the low infection rate at CTCA, as compared with the national average.
Guidelines for Home Parenteral Nutrition Support in Chronic Intestinal Failure Patients
6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oley Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of patients dependent on home parenteral nutrition (HPN) and tube feeding, today announced its second-annual observance of HPN Awareness Week, August 5-11.