Nutritional Support

Nutritional support is therapy for people who cannot get enough nourishment by eating or drinking. You may need it if you :

  • Can't swallow
  • Have problems with your appetite
  • Are severely malnourished
  • Can't absorb nutrients through your digestive system

You receive nutritional support through a needle or catheter placed in your vein or with a feeding tube, which goes into your stomach.

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  1. Nutritional Support (National Library of Medicine)  
    Nutritional support is therapy for people who cannot get enough nourishment by eating or drinking. You may need ... absorb nutrients through your digestive system You receive nutritional support through a needle or catheter placed in your ...
  2. Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is a method of feeding that bypasses the gastrointestinal tract. Fluids are given into a vein ... American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Nutrition. Parenteral nutrition. In: Kleinman RE, Greer FR, eds. Pediatric Nutrition ...
  3. Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is a method of feeding that bypasses the gastrointestinal tract. A special formula given through a ...
  4. ClinicalTrials.gov: Parenteral Nutrition From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Nutritional Support/Clinical Trials
  5. American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition (American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition)  
    ... Solution Center Malnutrition Awareness Week Enteral Nutrition Resources Parenteral Nutrition Resources Resources for Patient Populations or Healthcare Management ...
  6. Nutrition in Cancer Care (PDQ)-Patient Version From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Cancer--Living with Cancer/Related Issues ... Cancer--Living with Cancer ... Malnutrition/Related Issues ... Malnutrition ... Nutrition in cancer care can be challenging ...
  7. ... support is needed and given through intravenous feedings (parenteral nutrition).A variant of microvillus inclusion disease with milder diarrhea often does not require full-time parenteral nutrition. Individuals with the variant type frequently live past ...
  8. ... usually needed, which is given through intravenous feedings (parenteral nutrition). While some affected individuals rely solely on intravenous ... it only on occasion. Long-term use of parenteral nutrition can lead to liver problems.The reduced ability ...
  9. Short Bowel Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... Transplantation; Drug Therapy; Supplemental Feeding; Digestive System Diseases; Parenteral Nutrition; Enteral Nutrition; Medical Nutrition Therapy; Short Bowel Syndrome;
  10. What Is Nutrition Support Therapy? (American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition)  
    Nutritional Support/Start Here ... Nutritional Support ... American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition
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