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Parenteral nutrition is not a fluid!


Knowledge of the basic principles of parenteral nutrition is essential for any clinician working in paediatric and neonatal intensive care units. This article aims to give a brief review of the up-to-date recommendations for the paediatric population together with practical tips and considerations about current challenges and issues we believe are still open for debate, particularly with regard to neonates.

  • total parenteral nutrition
  • child
  • preterm infant
  • guidelines

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