Position Papers

A document that presents the official opinion of ASPEN on a particular topic. These papers include a comprehensive review of the literature supporting the position taken. 

  1. ASPEN Position Paper: Recommendations for Changes in Commercially Available Parenteral Multivitamin and Multi-Trace Element Products Endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Society of Critical Care Medicine. NCP 2012, Vol 27, Issue 4, pp.440-491
  2. ASPEN Clinical Role for Alternative Intravenous Fat Emulsions Adopted by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. NCP 2012, Vol 27, Issue 2, pp. 150-192
  3. A.S.P.E.N. Position Paper: Parenteral Nutrition Glutamine Supplementation Adopted by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. NCP 2011, Vol 26, Issue 4, pp. 479-494
  4. ASPEN Ethics Position Paper NCP 2010, Vol 25, Issue 6, pp. 672-679
  5. The State of Nutrition Support Teams and Update on Current Models for Providing Nutrition Support Therapy to Patients NCP 2010, Vol 25, Issue 1, pp. 76 - 84 
  6. Advocacy and Public Policy Special Report: Disease-Related Malnutrition and Enteral Nutrition Therapy: A Significant Problem With a Cost-Effective Solution NCP 2010, Vol 25, Issue 5, pp. 548-554
  7. Statement on Ethics of Withholding and/or Withdrawing Nutrition Support Therapy NCP 2008, Vol 23, Issue 6, pp. 579 - 580
  8. Statement on Aluminum in Parenteral Nutrition NCP 2004, Vol 19, Issue 4, pp. 416 - 417