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Does fat emulsion decrease the value of tpn?

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Dr. Richard Shewbridge
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Just the opposite!

In a carefully monitored regimen of total parenteral nutrition (tpn), which is iv-only nutrition for a patient who cannot take anything by mouth for an extended period of time, getting essential fatty acids and fats is an important part of the nutritional regimen.

In brief: Just the opposite!

In a carefully monitored regimen of total parenteral nutrition (tpn), which is iv-only nutrition for a patient who cannot take anything by mouth for an extended period of time, getting essential fatty acids and fats is an important part of the nutritional regimen.
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