Total Parenteral Nutrition - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443060052

Total Parenteral Nutrition

1st Edition

A Practical Guide for Nurses

Editors: Helen Hamilton
Paperback ISBN: 9780443060052
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 23rd November 1999
Page Count: 256

Description

This practical handbook covers the whole range of factors involved in total parenteral nutrition including patient suitability, contraindications, implementation techniques, and alternatives. It also takes into account the patient's opinion, body image, and lifestyle.

Table of Contents

What is Parenteral Nutrition? · The Multi-Disciplinary Team · Patient Assessment · Choosing the Appropriate Catheter for Patients Requiring Parenteral Nutrition · Preparing the Patient for Central Venous Catheter Insertion · The Insertion of a Central Venous Catheter for Parenteral Nutrition · Nursing Management · Dietetic Aspects of Parenteral Nutrition · Complications · Home Parenteral Nutrition · Living with Parenteral Nutrition: a Patient's Perspective · Conclusion

Details

No. of pages:
256
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2000
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Paperback ISBN:
9780443060052

About the Editor

Helen Hamilton

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Director, TPN and Line Insertion Service, Department of Parenteral Nutrition, Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust, Oxford, UK