TPN Electrolytes (multiple electrolyte additive) is indicated for use as a supplement to nutritional solutions containing concentrated dextrose and amino acids delivered by central venous infusion, to help maintain electrolyte homeostasis in adult patients. Parenteral nutrition, often called total parenteral nutrition, is the medical term for infusing a specialized form of food through a vein (intravenously). The goal of the treatment is to correct or prevent malnutrition. Parenteral nutrition provides liquid nutrients, including carbohydrates, proteins, fats, .
• Keep TPN line inviolate, and if TPN interrupted for any reason, hang D10W at current TPN rate • Blood glucose monitoring every _____ hour(s) with sliding scale regular human insulin. • Sliding scale insulin: P and T protocol Individualized sliding scale (on separate page) Route SQ IV Optional orders. Basic Adult Daily Requirements for Total Parenteral Nutrition Basic TPN solutions are prepared using sterile techniques, usually in liter batches according to standard formulas. Normally, 2 L/day of the standard solution is needed. Solutions may be modified based on laboratory results, underlying disorders, hypermetabolism, or other factors.