Parenteral Provision of Micronutrients to Adult Patients: An Expert Consensus Paper


Micronutrients are a critical component to nutrition provision and PN provided without them pose a considerable risk to nutrition status. Obstacles to their daily provision—including voluntary omission, partial provision, and supply issues—must be overcome to allow safe and responsible nutrition practice.

Essential Fatty Acid Requirements and IntravenousLipid Emulsions


This narrative review discusses the signs, symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of essential fatty acid deficiency(EFAD). 

Controversies Surrounding Critical Care Nutrition: An Appraisal of Permissive Underfeeding, Protein, and Outcomes


This review underscores the controversies surrounding permissive underfeeding, aims to answer whether permissive underfeeding is appropriate for all critically ill patients, describes the impact of optimal protein delivery on critical care outcomes, discusses nutrition risk, and cogitates on the impact of nutrition on critical care outcomes. (JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2018;42:508–515)

Intravenous Lipid Emulsions (ILE) Video Series


The ASPEN PN Safety Committee is pleased to announce a new short video series highlighting best practices for dosing, preparing and administering intravenous lipid emulsions (ILE). Designed for clinicians who provide nutrition support, the series addresses a knowledge gap between best practice recommendations and current practices in parenteral nutrition (PN).

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​Nutrition Therapy in the Patient with COVID-19 Disease Requiring ICU Care

Updated guidelines from ASPEN regarding caring for critically ill COVID patient 

Nutritional Management of Burn Patients

Slides from our April 2019 Dinner Meeting

Guidelines for the Provision and Assessment of Nutrition Support Therapy in the Pediatric Critically Ill Patient

2017 Society of Critical Care Medicine and American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Guidelines for the Provision and Asessment of Nutrition Support Therapy in the Adult Critially Ill Patient

2016 Society of Critical Care Medicine and American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

The Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN) is the premier scientific journal of clinical nutrition and metabolic support. It publishes original peer-reviewed studies that define the cutting edge of basic and clinical research in the field.

Society of Critical Care Medicine

Check this site for information on late-breaking research and literature released in conjunction with meeting sessions.

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