|Parenteral Nutrition (T.P.N.):
When nutritional requirement cannot be met by enteral route it
is to be given parenterally either to supplement or as to total parenteral nutrition. The
formulations are adjusted according to patients requirements.
solution should supply sufficient energy (@ 25 kcal/kg. in adults) in the form of
Carbohydrate or Fat. Nitrogen is supplied as Amino Acids for utilisation in protein
solutions also meet the patients requirement of water, electrolytes (Sodium,
Potassium, Calcium etc.) as also Vitamins and trace elements