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Peripheral parenteral nutrition: an option for patients with an indication for short-term parenteral nutrition.

Authors
  • Correia, M I
  • Guimarâes, J
  • de Mattos, L Cirino
  • Gurgel, K C
  • Cabral, E B
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nutrición hospitalaria
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2004
Volume
19
Issue
1
Pages
14–18
Identifiers
PMID: 14983737
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

PPN can benefit a great number of patients without the risks linked to a venous central catheter. Complications associated with PPN are low especially when the care and follow-up are provided by a nutritional support team.

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