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Parenteral Nutrition MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Parenteral Nutrition
Tree Number(s)
E02.421.505
E02.642.500.505
Unique ID
D010288
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010288
Annotation
for nourishment: differentiate from FLUID THERAPY (to replace fluids) or ENTERAL NUTRITION or INFUSIONS, PARENTERAL (a method of administering drugs & chemicals); coordinate IM with disease / ther (IM), not / diet ther
Scope Note
The administering of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient who cannot maintain adequate nutrition by enteral feeding alone. Nutrients are administered by a route other than the alimentary canal (e.g., intravenously, subcutaneously).
Entry Term(s)
Intravenous Feeding
Nutrition, Parenteral
Parenteral Feeding
NLM Classification #
WB 410
See Also
Fat Emulsions, Intravenous
Parenteral Nutrition Solutions
Public MeSH Note
92; was PARENTERAL FEEDING 1966-91
Online Note
use PARENTERAL NUTRITION to search PARENTERAL FEEDING 1966-91
History Note
92; was PARENTERAL FEEDING 1966-91
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Parenteral Nutrition Preferred
Parenteral Feeding Narrower
Intravenous Feeding Narrower
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