Food for thought in Kingston study

Brown, C.J.
February 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/09/99, Vol. 160 Issue 3, p305
Academic Journal
Reports on meta-analysis conducted by researchers at Ontario's Kingston General Hospital regarding total parenteral nutrition (TPN), which is used to provide nutritional support for critically ill and surgical patients. How TPN involved protein and a source on nonprotein energy that is administered intravenously; Indications that TPN could increase the risk of death; Comments from Dr. Daren Heyland, the study's principal researcher.


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