This patient care pathway provides steps and online resources — from initial assessment of need to transition to home — for patients who may require parenteral nutrition (PN). Click on resources to pull up documents, checklists, and websites. Please note that, though the majority of these materials are open-source, some require a subscription in order to obtain access to full journal articles.
This pathway was developed by the ASPEN PN Safety Committee.
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The steps outlined below are intended to promote the clinical benefits and minimize the risks associated with PN.