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Posted 21 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
... Short Bowel Syndrome. I've been very ill this whole time and can't keep anything down. Whether I just have fluids or take nothing by mouth, I still vomit everyday and most days multiple times. Because of that I keep losing weight. My Portacath is now starting to come through my skin ...
Posted 22 Nov 2016 by • 1 answer
... wasting. My husband is getting TPN as nutrition 24/7 for 30 days straight to build him up! However, after only two days of the pic line and TPN the pump and battery failed!!! Are you kidding me!!! Is it common for pic lines to have pump and battery failures, or was this just a one time ...
Total Parenteral Nutrition - Im on TPN for almost 3 months after small bowel obstruction surgery and
Posted 20 Nov 2016 by • 0 answers
... im hungry all the time
Posted 9 Sep 2016 by • 0 answers
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Posted 19 Mar 2016 by • 0 answers
... In this fourth week I get chills for about an hour after starting each night. I have tried leaving the bag out of the fridge to let it get closer to room temperature, but that hasn't helped much. Any suggestions?
Total Parenteral Nutrition - Having had 5 months in hospital, I now find I have to have TPN 6 nights
Posted 15 Mar 2016 by • 0 answers
... a week, I want to go on holiday in the UK for one week in May and to date, my nursing suppliers have said that they are unable to provide me with a nurse to set up the feeds.. What can I do about this, any help, advice, support would be great. Thank you. Liz
Posted 5 Sep 2015 by • 1 answer
Surgery to remove gall bladder... on bag now 3 weeks. Smells super sensitive and no appetite
Posted 24 Mar 2015 by • 1 answer
My dad has just had his small and large intestine removed, as a result of calcification of the vessels. He's never smoked, isn't a diabetic and he is a very fit and active 59 year old. They believe it is the result of radiotherapy he received 35 years ago for testicular cancer. This has ...
Posted 5 Nov 2014 by • 1 answer
... been on 3 different nausea meds and patches. He has been using the TPN. Were trying to ween him off now but the nausea seems to be getting worse instead of better. Anyone had this issue?
Posted 15 Feb 2013 by • 2 answers
Have any of you been told by your nutritionist that using TPN long term is bad and will destroy your liver?
Posted 28 Apr 2011 by • 1 answer
Monday final in clinical nutrition is coming up and I still don't know how to calculate added electrolytes for tpn! The TA is no help. My web searches have been fruitless and class notes/ppt are equally useless. I need a step by step procedure for calculating Mg, K, P.
Short Bowel Syndrome - I just returned home from the hospital a couple of days ago and I have 120 cm
Posted 31 May 2011 by • 2 answers
... left of my small bowel, and I am wondering how long before I am able to get off tpn an tube feedings, no one has really answered for me one doctor says 6 months and another says a couple years and Im really wondering how soon someone has gotten free of tpn and tube feedings??
Posted 30 Jul 2010 by • 1 answer
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