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TPN

 

TPN

Abbreviation for total parenteral nutrition.

TPN

total parenteral nutrition.

TPN

abbr.
total parenteral nutrition

TPN

abbreviation for total parenteral nutrition.

TPN

Total parenteral nutrition IV hyperalimentation Critical care A modality that attempts to provide all the body's need for nutrition without using the GI tract Indications
1. Correction of nutritional depletion in the face of inadequate oral intake and/or intestinal absorption, as in Crohn's disease, malignancy, pseudo-obstruction, radiation enteritis, short bowel syndrome, sprue and.
2. Conditions requiring bowel rest and nutritional restitution–eg, nonspecific colitides and associated growth retardation, enterocutaneous fistulas and pancreatitis TPN is used for children with diaphragmatic hernia, malrotation, esophageal atresia, tracheoesophageal fistula, gastroschisis, volvulus, meconium ileus and omphalocele; severely malnourished See Cancer cachexia. Cf Enteral nutrition.
Complications of TPN
Hepatic dysfunction Cholestasis, cholelithiasis, hepatic dysfunction, jaundice, hepatomegaly, micronodular cirrhosis, lipofuscinosis and steatosis–most common in premature infants
Related to indwelling IV line Misplacement of line, infections, eg Candida spp, aspergillosis
Metabolic defects Hyperglycemia–osmotic diuresis, hyperosmolarity, post-infusion hypoglycemia, hyperosmolar coma, ketoacidosis and other metabolic derangements, excess or deficiency of electrolytes, including Na+, K+, Cl, eg hyperchloremic acidosis and mineral imbalances, affecting Mg2+, PO4, and Ca2+ with hypercalcemia and accompanying pancreatitis, hypercalciuria and metabolic bone disease
Nutritional imbalances Generalized ↓ in essential fatty acids, trace minerals–copper, chromium, molybdenum, tin, zinc, and vitamins and ↑ TGs, cholesterol
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TPN

Abbreviation for three-in-one total parenteral nutrition; total parenteral nutrition; triphosphopyridine nucleotide.

Total parenteral nutrition (TPN)

A solution containing all the required nutrients including protein, fat, calories, vitamins, and minerals, is injected over the course of several hours, into a vein. TPN provides a complete and balanced source of nutrients for patients who cannot consume a normal diet.

TPN

Abbreviation for total parenteral nutrition.

TPN

total parenteral nutrition; see parenteral nutrition.

Patient discussion about TPN

Q. why is it that some women lack parental nutrition?

A. Do you mean breastfeeding? Some women have problem with their nipples, in rare cases the breast tissue isn't developed enough. Sometimes breast surgeries damage the milk ducts. Psychological factors also play a role.

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Se recogio una muestra de 68 pacientes a los que se les aplico TPN, de los cuales fueron finalmente fueron seleccionados 57 que cumplieran los criterios de inclusion.
Postoperatively, once a chylous fistula is identified, we now proceed to peripheral TPN and octreotide as first-line conservative treatment, using a treatment algorithm as outlined in the figure, with the benefit of allowing adequate time for conservative measures to have an effect at a risk of a prolonged hospital stay and prolonged chylous fistula.
The One Touch Ultra Vue glucometer (Johnson and Johnson, USA) was used to collect BG levels 6 times per day (interval survey 6 h during each time) during the whole TPN infusion.
The TPN calls for political, economic, military, and security "integration" between the European Union and the United States.
El logro de cierre de la herida en estos casos puede ser dificil debido a que muchas de estas heridas requieren injerto/colgajo de tejidos, y en ocasiones multiples cirugias para aproximar o cerrar los defectos mayores, por lo que, la intervencion temprana y el tratamiento con tecnologias innovadoras como la TPN, pueden proporcionar el cierre mas oportuno, disminucion de la morbi-mortalidad y una mejor calidad de vida.
We are continuing to investigate GLP-1 in our research because we think there's much more to be learned about it in the context of preventing or reducing insulin resistance in TPN infants.
Stevens hopes the TPN app will soon expand to be a mainstay of marketing and audience engagement for organizations across the country.
Evaluation of the TPN group and the group who was fed enterally in terms of prenatal and perinatal maternal risk factors is shown in Table 2.
TPN is a lipid-rich nutritional mixture and thus tends to stick to indwelling catheters used to administer the mixture, leading to an increased risk of sample contamination compared to other medications administered intravenously.
This program offers the opportunity for an individual working in any occupational field to grow both on a professional and personal level while using effective communication and leader ship skills and consists of four modules: TPN 1 Becoming a Third Party Neutral; TPN 2 Developing Facilitation Skills for Groups in Conflict; TPN 3 Developing Mediation Skills; and TPN 4 Principles, Practice and Reflections.
The acquisition expands MD&E's reach across the US and into Canada as well as its service offering, while ensuring future growth for TPN, the two companies said.
In the case of no or moderate response to TPN alone, octreotide was added.