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Parenteral nutrition

Suzie Robertson Nurse, Northern General Hospital in Sheffield

A CPD article improved Suzie Robertson’s knowledge and understanding of parenteral feeding and nutritional solutions

Parenteral nutrition is a method of administering nutrition and hydration intravenously. Usually, nutrients are absorbed from the different foods we consume via the action of enzymes in the gastrointestinal tract.

Nursing Standard. 28, 30, 61-61. doi: 10.7748/ns2014.03.28.30.61.s48