Until recently, little thought has been given about the composition of the parenteral lipid emulsions available to U. S. practitioners. With the publication of the A.S.P.E.N. position paper, "Clinical role for alternative intravenous fat emulsions," and the availability of newer lipid emulsions, practitioners now want to learn more of what is common to all these products and how significant these differences really are. This program will provide an overview of intravenous lipid emulsions, discuss the importance of the types of oil, and lastly how these differences can impact complications such as PN associated liver disease and what practitioners can do to minimize them.
Describe pros and cons of different oils used in IV fat emulsions