Total Parenteral Nutrition, A Practical Guide for Nurses

Total Parenteral Nutrition

A Practical Guide for Nurses

Edited by Helen Hamilton,Clinical Director, TPN and Line Insertion Service, Department of Parenteral Nutrition, Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust, Oxford, UK


What is Parenteral Nutrition? · The Multi-Disciplinary Team · Patient Assessment · Choosing the Appropriate Catheter for Patients Requiring Parenteral Nutrition · Preparing the Patient for Central Venous Catheter Insertion · The Insertion of a Central Venous Catheter for Parenteral Nutrition · Nursing Management · Dietetic Aspects of Parenteral Nutrition · Complications · Home Parenteral Nutrition · Living with Parenteral Nutrition: a Patient's Perspective · Conclusion