oa South African Medical Journal - Total parenteral nutrition - a review
|Article Title||Total parenteral nutrition - a review|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Surgery, Baragwanath Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg **Intensive Care Unit, Addington Hospital, Durban|
|Publication Date||Nov 1975|
|Pages||2093 - 2098|
|Keyword(s)||Caloric requirements, Commonly used intravenous fluids, Complications, Contra-indications, Indications, Surgery, Technique and Total parenteral nutrition|
Surgery, trauma, severe sepsis and burns are the most demanding physical stresses that a patient is likely to suffer, yet .until recently, the nutrition of these patients was usually completely ignored.
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