Selection and Care of Central Venous Access Devices for Adult Home Parenteral Nutrition Administration

Publication Date: October 19, 2018
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

Recommendations

Based on observational studies and expert consensus, we suggest tunneled CVADs should be selected for adult patients anticipated to require long-term daily PN infusions. (W - Weak, L - Low)
If the duration of HPN is uncertain or of short duration (<30 days), PICCs may be used.
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Overview

Title

Selection and Care of Central Venous Access Devices for Adult Home Parenteral Nutrition Administration

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