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1

Why would A client need TPN?

If GI tract wasn't working properly

2

What needs to Monitored closely ?

Blood sugars, due to dextrose in TPN

3

If TPN is suddenly increased , client is at risk for ?

Hyperglycemia due to gradual increased rate of infusion

4

What other electrolyte imbalance can TPN cause?

Hyperkalemia

Hypermagnesium

Hyperphosphatemia

5

How often do you change the TPN bag?

Every 24 hours

6

What medications can be hung with TPN tubing?

None; never do this

7

Why most tubing be changed daily?

To decrease risk for sepsis

TPN increases risk for bacteria to form tubing

8

Elevations in temperature is a sign of?

Infection

9

Why most TPN be gradually decrease?

To prevent rebound hypoglycemia

10

If TPN is unavailable, which IV fluid can be hung as a temporary substitution?

10% Dextrose water

11

A client's nutrients are supplied through

Veins

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