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Nutrients 2013, 5(4), 1058-1070; doi:10.3390/nu5041058
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Standardised Parenteral Nutrition

1,2,* , 1
 and 3,4
1 Department of Neonatal Paediatrics, King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women and Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Subiaco, WA 6008, Australia 2 Centre of Neonatal Research and Education, School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia 3 Department of Neonatal Paediatrics, Nepean Hospital, Kingswood, NSW 2747, Australia 4 Sydney Medical School Nepean, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2747, Australia
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Received: 4 February 2013 / Revised: 18 March 2013 / Accepted: 19 March 2013 / Published: 28 March 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Parenteral Nutrition)
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Abstract

Parenteral nutrition (PN) has become an integral part of clinical management of very low birth weight premature neonates. Traditionally different components of PN are prescribed individually considering requirements of an individual neonate (IPN). More recently, standardised PN formulations (SPN) for preterm neonates have been assessed and may have advantages including better provision of nutrients, less prescription and administration errors, decreased risk of infection, and cost savings. The recent introduction of triple-chamber bag that provides total nutrient admixture for neonates may have additional advantage of decreased risk of contamination and ease of administration.
Keywords: premature; nutrition; standardised parenteral nutrition; individualised parenteral nutrition; total nutrient admixtures; triple-chamber bag premature; nutrition; standardised parenteral nutrition; individualised parenteral nutrition; total nutrient admixtures; triple-chamber bag
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Simmer, K.; Rakshasbhuvankar, A.; Deshpande, G. Standardised Parenteral Nutrition. Nutrients 2013, 5, 1058-1070.

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