Living with total parenteral nutrition (TPN) support can be a difficult transition, but not an impossible one. Many who rely on TPN infusion for their nutritional needs can live active lives despite their challenges.
Being placed on total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is a common course of treatment for those unable to digest food and absorb necessary nutrients through their gastrointestinal tract. If you’ve recently been prescribed TPN as part of your medical treatment, you
What is Parenteral Nutrition (PN)? PN is the medical abbreviation for parenteral nutrition, also known as intravenous nutrition. Nutrition is delivered directly to the body through the veins when a person is unable to obtain adequate nutrition through the digestive tract.