Administration of peripheral parenteral nutrition: a prospective study comparing rotation of venous access sites with ultrafine cannulas.

Abstract

Peripheral veins have been used successfully for patients requiring short- to medium-term total parenteral nutrition. This study prospectively compares two methods of peripheral parenteral nutrition (PPN). Forty-six patients requiring parenteral nutrition (PN) were identified prospectively. Fifty courses of PPN were prescribed using a standardized PPN… (More)

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