Disclaimer for Use of A.S.P.E.N. Documents

These Clinical Guidelines, Standards of Practice, and other documents do not constitute medical or other professional advice and should not be taken as such. To the extent that the information herein may be used to assist in the care of patients, this is the result of the sole professional judgment of the attending healthcare professional whose judgment is the primary component of quality medical care. The information presented in these documents is not a substitute for the exercise of such judgment by the healthcare professional. These documents have been developed/reviewed by ASPEN committees or task forces and approved by the ASPEN Board of Directors.