Home parenteral nutrition initiation, monitoring, and weaning

Jithinraj Edakkanambeth Varayil, John D DiBaise, Ryan T Hurt

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Abstract

Home parenteral nutrition (PN) is often the most critical life-sustaining therapy available for many patients with severe short bowel syndrome (SBS) [1-4]. There are a number of factors that must be considered when deciding who can be safely managed in the home setting, including [5,6]: Insurance coverage of PN and nursing support Availability of laboratory and other monitoring An acceptable home environment Social support systems to ensure its safe administration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationShort Bowel Syndrome
Subtitle of host publicationPractical Approach to Management
PublisherCRC Press
Pages321-334
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781498720809
ISBN (Print)9781498720786
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Varayil, J. E., DiBaise, J. D., & Hurt, R. T. (2017). Home parenteral nutrition initiation, monitoring, and weaning. In Short Bowel Syndrome: Practical Approach to Management (pp. 321-334). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/b20188