Parenteral Nutrition in the Pediatric Patient

Parenteral_Nutrition_in_the_Pediatric_PatientHospitalized pediatric patients sometimes require nutrition support. Parenteral nutrition (PN), the delivery of nutrients into the circulatory system, is often used to maximize caloric intake while oral feedings or enteral feedings are established.

In this webinar, sponsored by Sentri7, Shamim Tejani, PharmD discusses the assessment and prescription of PN for the hospitalized pediatric patient including:

  • Listing indications for TPN in children
  • Estimating nutritional requirements required to support weight gain
  • Determining appropriate fluid and electrolyte needs for children
  • Determining an appropriate parenteral solution that contains dextrose, amino acids, and lipids for pediatric patients

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