What does TPN mean in Prescription?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand TPN in the Medical field in general and in the Prescription terminology in particular.

Total Parenteral Nutrition

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What does TPN mean?

total parenteral nutrition, TPN, hyperalimentation(noun)
administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cava; used in cases of long-term coma or severe burns or severe gastrointestinal syndromes

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