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What Is TPN and How Is It Administered?

What Is TPN and How Is It Administered?

May 12, 2016 2 Comments

Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN), also known as intravenous or IV nutrition feeding, is a method of getting nutrition into the body through the veins. In other words, it provides nutrients for patients who do not have a functioning GI tract or who have disorders requiring complete bowel rest. At Care+Wear,...

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About PICC Lines and the Care+Wear PICC Line Cover

About PICC Lines and the Care+Wear PICC Line Cover

December 17, 2015

Often times, patients are given a PICC (peripherally inserted central catheter) line to help access the blood stream. Access to the blood stream is required for a number of treatments including treatments for Cancer, Diabetes, Lyme Disease and TPN (total parenteral nutrition). A PICC line is inserted in a peripheral vein in the...

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