Total parenteral nutrition in the surgical patient: a meta-analysis

Heyland, Daren K,; Montalvo, Max; MacDonald, Shaun; Keefe, Laurie; Xiang Yao Su; Drover, John W
April 2001
Canadian Journal of Surgery;Apr2001, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p102
Academic Journal
Examines the relationship between total parenteral nutrition (TPN) and complication and death rates in surgical patients. Estimation of the common relative risk of death and complications and associated confidence intervals; Comparison of studies that provided intravenous lipids as a component of TPN administration to those that did not include lipids.


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