Hospital pharmacy service for a long-term home total parenteral nutrition (tpn) patient with short bowel syndrome: a case report
- At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
- Type: Poster
- By: KONTRA, Kirsi (Kuopio University Hospital, Department of Pharmacy, Kuopio, Finland)
- Co-author(s): Hallikainen, Maarit (Department of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland)
Gylling, Helena (Department of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland)
The use of home parenteral nutrition (PN) is rare in Finland. Most PN for hospitalized adults is administered as commercial multi-compartment bags. The compounding of individualized PN admixtures takes place in hospital pharmacy and is important for pediatric and long-term home PN patients. A long-term home total parenteral nutrition (TPN) therapy .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.