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A.S.P.E.N. Parenteral Nutrition Safety Consensus Recommendations
Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • Phil Ayers, Baptist Health Systems
  • Stephen Adams, Geisinger Medical Center
  • Joseph Boullata, University of Pennsylvania
  • Jane M. Gervasio, Butler University
  • Beverly Holcombe, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • Michael D. Kraft, University of Michigan Health System
  • Neil Marshall, Walgreens Infusion Services
  • Antoinette Neal, Cleveland Clinic at Home
  • Gordon Sacks, Auburn University Main Campus
  • David S. Seres, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
  • Patricia Worthington, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
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Parenteral nutrition (PN) serves as an important therapeutic modality that is used in adults, children, and infants for a variety of indications. The appropriate use of this complex therapy aims to maximize clinical benefit while minimizing the potential risks for adverse events. Complications can occur as a result of the therapy and as the result of the PN process. These consensus recommendations are based on practices that are generally accepted to minimize errors with PN therapy, categorized in the areas of PN prescribing, order review and verification, compounding, and administration. These recommendations should be used in conjunction with other A.S.P.E.N. publications, and researchers should consider studying the questions brought forth in this document.

This is a post-print version of this article. The version of record is available at SAGE Journals.

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Phil Ayers, Stephen Adams, Joseph Boullata, Jane M. Gervasio, et al.. "A.S.P.E.N. Parenteral Nutrition Safety Consensus Recommendations" Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Vol. 38 Iss. 3 (2014) p. 296 - 333
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