Calculation of essential metabolites in Total Parenteral Nutrition: the basics

One discussion this week involved how to perform basic TPN metabolite calculations.

Reference: Madsen H and Frankel EH. The hitchhiker’s guide to parenteral nutrition management for adult patients. Practical Gastroenterology. 2006 July. Retrieved from https://www.practicalgastro.com/pdf/July06/MadsenArticle.pdf.

Summary: This was discussed as a possible question on boards. Below are three tables, taken directly from the article referenced.

table3

(p.48)

table12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(p.57)

table20

(p.67)

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