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What ingredients come in total parenteral nutrition?
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: All nutrition..
Total parenteral nutrition consists of all the nutritional requirements needed for bodily function.
It includes carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, etc in the right proportions for the individual patient.

In brief: All nutrition..
Total parenteral nutrition consists of all the nutritional requirements needed for bodily function.
It includes carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, etc in the right proportions for the individual patient.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice
1 doctor agrees
In brief: SPFVM
Sugar in the form of dextrose Fat Protein in the form of amino acids Vitamins are added- Minerals such as selenium are added You could survive the rest of your life on TPN and some do- Its all in there You would however have to monitor liver function as TPN has been known to cause liver congestion.

In brief: SPFVM
Sugar in the form of dextrose Fat Protein in the form of amino acids Vitamins are added- Minerals such as selenium are added You could survive the rest of your life on TPN and some do- Its all in there You would however have to monitor liver function as TPN has been known to cause liver congestion.
Dr. Martin Fried
Dr. Martin Fried
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Total
For when you cannot or should not use the gut for nutrition.
Contains fluid, fat (lipids), concentrated glucose, Amino Acids (purified protein source), vitamins, mineral, trace elements. Can maintain people who are nutritional cripples, in good nutritional state, for up to decades. Needs monitoring- can cause infectious, metabolic complications.

In brief: Total
For when you cannot or should not use the gut for nutrition.
Contains fluid, fat (lipids), concentrated glucose, Amino Acids (purified protein source), vitamins, mineral, trace elements. Can maintain people who are nutritional cripples, in good nutritional state, for up to decades. Needs monitoring- can cause infectious, metabolic complications.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
1 doctor agrees
In brief: TPN
Tpn has glucose, amino acids, lipids, minerals and vitamins.

In brief: TPN
Tpn has glucose, amino acids, lipids, minerals and vitamins.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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