Gastroenterology & Nutrition | Parenteral Nutrition
Dextrose 10% with Amino Acid Mixture of 16 gm/liter. An
example of notation for solutions compounded in the SLCH
pharmacy. Until recently, standard solutions, created and
modified over two decades by the PN team in consultation with
major user groups in the hospital, reflected local and
extended data and available products. Changes in ordering
and compounding now allow for custom solution design.
Solution design follows logically from the foundation of
desired energy intake, amino acid requirements, and fluid
intake. Nutrient concentrations fall within pre-determined
Essential fatty acids
Intralipid: An emulsion of vegetable fat and glycerol in the
form of triglycerides.
Multivitamins, either MVI-Pediatric or MVI-12, are mixtures
of water and fat soluble vitamins.
Total Parental Nutrition. Intravenous nutrition often
provides only a portion of energy or other needs. Parental
nutrition or PN encompasses all situations.
Trace metal additive contains zinc, copper, chromium,
and manganese in pre-measured amounts.