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Total Parenteral Nutrition
The technique of providing needed nutrients intravenously
Remains after digestion or evaporation
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes
A feeding tube placed directly into the stomach
No food or fluids by mouth
A type of tube that is placed through the nose into the stomach
Loss of blood supply to the muscle
Jejunostomy or duodenal tubes
A feeding tubeplaced directly into the intestine through the abdominal wall
Blood pressure elevated above the normal range.
Increased concentration of solutes within the fluid.
Glucose in the urine
A feeding tube placed directly intothe stomach throught the abdominal wall
A pump used in continupus feedings that pumps the liquid formula, drop by drop, into the feeding tube
A disturbance of the body metabolism of carbohydrates and the use of glucose by the body
Congestive Heat Failure (CHF)
Pump failure of the right or left ventricle associated with abnormal retention of fluid.
An eating disorder characterized by episodic binge eating, folloed by behaviors designed to prevent weight gain, including purging, fasting, use of laxatives, and excessive exercise.
The accumulation of fatty deposites on the walls of blood vessels
Disorder in which the focus is on remaining thin, causing restrictions of food intake to the point of danger