The impact of a nutritional support team on the cost and management of multilumen central venous catheters.

@article{Gianino1992TheIO,
  title={The impact of a nutritional support team on the cost and management of multilumen central venous catheters.},
  author={M S Gianino and L. Michael Brunt and P L Eisenberg},
  journal={Journal of intravenous nursing : the official publication of the Intravenous Nurses Society},
  year={1992},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={327-32}
}
Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is most commonly delivered into a large vein through a central venous catheter (CVC). Because complications associated with CVCs may be life threatening or costly to the patient and the medical facility, proper care and maintenance of a CVC is essential. A 12-month retrospective study was conducted by a nutritional support… CONTINUE READING