RN AT HOME: Now TPN therapy begins at home

Hennessy, Kathryn A.
June 1988
RN;Jun88, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p81
Academic Journal
Focuses on home total parenteral nutrition (TPN). Basics of home TPN; Complications of TPN; Benefits of home TPN. INSET: A nutritional summary.


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