Use of parenteral nutrition in hospitals in the North of England.

@article{Hearnshaw2007UseOP,
  title={Use of parenteral nutrition in hospitals in the North of England.},
  author={S. Hearnshaw and N. Thompson},
  journal={Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={
          14-23; quiz 24-6
        }
}
  • S. Hearnshaw, N. Thompson
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association
  • BACKGROUND Parenteral nutrition (PN) is a costly technology used widely to provide nutrition to patients who have an inaccessible or nonfunctioning intestine. A prospective survey was designed to collect data on PN for inpatients to study the current use of PN, its complications and outcomes in the north of England. The study objectives were to use the Northern Nutrition Network to collect data from all acute hospital inpatients prospectively receiving PN, for 3 months and to provide evidence… CONTINUE READING
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