Aggressive approach to intravenous feeding of the critically ill patient
Lumb, P.D.; Dalton, B.; Bryan-Brown, C.W.; Donnelly, C.
Heart and Lung the Journal of Critical Care 8(1): 71-80
ISSN/ISBN: 0147-9563 PMID: 103864 Accession: 000815690
Intravenous nutrition has become a necessary part of comprehensive critical care. The guidelines which surround the technique render it safe and effective, but are not always practical in the patient with sepsis or multisystem failure who has a shortage of sites for catheter insertion.