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PICC Line - My husband recently had a pic line inserted due to his weight loss and massive muscle?

Posted 15 days ago by vicki2016 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 ...

Taking Flomax with TPN?

Posted 14 Jun 2016 by J Naw 0 answers

Total Parenteral Nutrition - I am in my fourth of 12 weeks of TPN following major bowel surgery?

Posted 19 Mar 2016 by hc1118 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 Liz342 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

Anyone experience extreme nausea and no energy and loss if appetite while on the tpn bag aftersurg?

Posted 5 Sep 2015 by Miyokotl 1 answer

Surgery to remove gall bladder... on bag now 3 weeks. Smells super sensitive and no appetite

Total Parenteral Nutrition - TPN after major surgery?

Posted 24 Mar 2015 by Annie1811 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 ...

Lung Cancer - My husband has severs nausea. Just the thought of food makes him dry heave. We have?

Posted 5 Nov 2014 by RLFLOYD 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?

Total Parenteral Nutrition - anyone heard that using TPN for years is bad for your liver?

Posted 15 Feb 2013 by lynnolden 2 answers

Have any of you been told by your nutritionist that using TPN long term is bad and will destroy your liver?

How do you calculate tpn electrolytes?

Posted 28 Apr 2011 by sejs 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 mjaeger0510 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??

Tpn and vancomycin?

Posted 30 Jul 2010 by mdc68 1 answer

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