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Total Parenteral Nutrition Calculator

Patients who cannot eat: comatose, ventilator, etc.
Patients who should not eat: need bowel rest e.g. acute pancreatitis.
Patients who will not eat: bolemic, depression (elderly).
Patients who cannot eat or will not eat enough: cancer patients, hyperthyroid, burn patient, bowel obstruction, fistula, inflammatory bowel disease etc. Other: intractable vomiting, massive bowel resection.

A clear goal for TPN must be identified and the benefits of TPN must exceed the risks of complications such as infections (especially at the catheter site), electrolyte disorders,phlebitis, incompatibilities.
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Total Parenteral Nutrition -TPN Calculator