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What is peripheral parenteral nutrition?

Peripheral IV food

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What is TPN (total parenteral nutrition)?

Central line or PICC placed

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What is the issue with PN?

Limited by osmolality and volume. Vein able to sustain rate

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How long is PN used for?

Short term

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What should you consider with stroke pts, as far as nutritional needs are concerned?

Aspiration pneumonia