Parenteral nutrition program in a major cancer center.

  title={Parenteral nutrition program in a major cancer center.},
  author={Raymond J Muller and David Joseph Hoffman and Robert M. Mulligan},
  journal={Hospital pharmacy},
  volume={16 2},
In this article, formulation ordering, manufacturing procedures, and the quality control techniques utilized by the parenteral nutrition program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center are described. The cancer patient's metabolic status frequently changes; therefore, individualized prescriptions are used for all parenteral nutrition solutions. Due to the cancer patient's high risk of infection, related to disease-induced or iatrogenic immunosuppression, strict attention to aseptic procedures… CONTINUE READING


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