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Parenteral Nutrition, Total

"Parenteral Nutrition, Total" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The delivery of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient whose sole source of nutrients is via solutions administered intravenously, subcutaneously, or by some other non-alimentary route. The basic components of TPN solutions are protein hydrolysates or free amino acid mixtures, monosaccharides, and electrolytes. Components are selected for their ability to reverse catabolism, promote anabolism, and build structural proteins.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Parenteral Nutrition, Total" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Parenteral Nutrition, Total" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 143 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 1990
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