Summary

Advancements in the technology, production, and manufacturing of intravenous solutions have progressed during the past 40 years. In addition to improvement in the solutions available for dextrose, amino acids, and lipid emulsions, there has been progress with the delivery systems, catheters, and sterile techniques for line and skin care to reduce overall complications.

Ongoing research and product development in areas associated with long-term PN support are vital for future patient management to be able to continue to provide optimal support with minimal risk for those patients for whom PN is life sustaining.

See also: Aluminum. Amino Acids: Chemistry and Classification. Bone. Children: Nutritional Requirements; Nutritional Problems. Chromium. Copper. Infants:

Nutritional Requirements. Lipids: Chemistry and Classification. Liver Disorders. Manganese. Protein: Quality and Sources. Selenium. Supplementation:

Developing Countries.

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