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Home parenteral nutrition.

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Chapters on the different aspects of home parenteral nutrition (HPN) in various countries as USA, Australia, New Zealand and European Union are presented, including discussions on the indications for HPN with regard to underlying disease (mainly intestinal failure due to short bowel syndrome, radiation enteropathy, AIDS and cancer), nutritional requirements, HPN complications and epidemiological d...


Chapter 32 (Page no: 364)

Legislation on home parenteral nutrition.

The necessity for improved standards of practice for the initiation, preparation, education, provision (equipment and safe delivery) and monitoring of patients under home nutritional support is discussed. The existing legislations in USA, Canada and European Union on the organization and delivery of HPN programmes are also discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) History of parenteral nutrition. Author(s): Elia, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 12) Home parenteral nutrition in Europe. Author(s): Gossum, A. van
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 23) Home parenteral nutrition in the USA. Author(s): Howard, L.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 36) Home parenteral nutrition in Canada. Author(s): Jeejeebhoy, K. Allard, J. Gramlich, L.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 43) Home parenteral nutrition in Australia and New Zealand. Author(s): Ball, P. A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 57) Short bowel syndrome. Author(s): Messing, B. Joly, F. Jeppesen, P.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 78) Gastrointestinal fistulae. Author(s): Shaffer, J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 84) Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction. Author(s): Joly, F. Amiot, A. Messing, B.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 95) Radiation enteropathy. Author(s): Bozzetti, F.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 103) Cancer. Author(s): Bozzetti, F.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 119) Mucosal damage and immunodeficiency. Author(s): Joly, F. Messing, B.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 129) Home parenteral nutrition in the elderly. Author(s): Hébuterne, X.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 143) HPN-related liver disease. Author(s): Messing, B. Joly, F.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 159) Metabolic bone disease in long-term HPN in adults. Author(s): Pironi, L.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 175) Metabolic and other rare complications of HPN. Author(s): Chang, S. Y. Buchman, A. L.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 185) Catheter-related complications. Author(s): Staun, M. Tjellesen, L.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 194) Disease-related complications. Author(s): Jeppesen, P. B.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 201) Adult nutritional requirements. Author(s): Baxter, J. P.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 207) Carbohydrates. Author(s): Tappy, L.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 216) Lipids. Author(s): Reimund, J. M.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 234) Amino acids, protein and the intestine. Author(s): Soeters, P. B. Poll, M. C. G. van de
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 259) Micronutrients. Author(s): Shenkin, A.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 273) Venous access care. Author(s): Wood, S.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 285) Teaching patients home parenteral nutrition. Author(s): Judson, K. Field, J. Wengler, A.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 292) Preparation and provision of HPN solutions. Author(s): Gomis, P.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 302) Administration of home parenteral nutrition. Author(s): Ballarin, A. Thul, P. Gossum, A. van
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 307) Monitoring patients on home parenteral nutrition. Author(s): Wengler, A. Thul, P. Staun, M.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 314) Dietetics in home parenteral nutrition. Author(s): Baker, M. Farrer, K.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 325) Home parenteral nutrition in children. Author(s): Lyszkowska, M. Moreno Villares, J. Colomb, V.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 345) Quality of life for patients on home parenteral nutrition. Author(s): Micklewright, A. Baxter, J. Wheatley, C.
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 355) Ethical and legal aspects of home parenteral nutrition. Author(s): Bozzetti, F. Allison, S.
Chapter: 33 (Page no: 372) Surgical alternatives in patients with short bowel syndrome. Author(s): Panis, Y. Alves, A. Joly, F. Messing, B.
Chapter: 34 (Page no: 382) The use of growth factors in short bowel syndrome. Author(s): Jeppesen, P. B.
Chapter: 35 (Page no: 395) Intestinal transplantation. Author(s): Pinna, A. D. Pironi, L. Tzakis, A. G.
Chapter: 36 (Page no: 411) Home parenteral nutrition: perspectives. Author(s): Gossum, A. van

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Carretera de Andalucia, km 5400, 28041 Madrid, Spain.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2006
  • ISBN
  • 9781845931568
  • Record Number
  • 20063180913