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in biochemistry, abbreviation for triphosphopyridine nucleotide, a coenzymecoenzyme
, any one of a group of relatively small organic molecules required for the catalytic function of certain enzymes. A coenzyme may either be attached by covalent bonds to a particular enzyme or exist freely in solution, but in either case it participates intimately in
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 now usually called nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate, or NADP.


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Perioperative total parenteral nutrition in malnourished, gastrointestinal cancer patients: a randomized, clinical trial.
Our study suggests that total parenteral nutrition, previous or current antibiotic use, central lines, candiduria and respiratory tract colonisation are risk factors for Candida BSI.
It was concluded that introduction of total parenteral nutrition mainly intralipid component to preterm infants may cause early first tooth eruption.
Hypocaloric jejunal feeding is better than total parenteral nutrition in acute pancreatitis: Results of a randomized comparative study.
Metabolic bone disease in patients receiving long-term total parenteral nutrition.
Alaedeen noted that the project could not discern to what degree hyperglycemia was a result of overfeeding by total parenteral nutrition as distinguished from a response to injury.
Also, nasogastric tube feeding costs about $8/day as compared with $200/day for total parenteral nutrition.
Total parenteral nutrition is custom made to meet the patient's specific needs.
A lower index of comorbidity and a higher use of total parenteral nutrition alone distinguished the study from the control groups.
Specifically, those costs avoided by close monitoring, initiation of feeding, and the weaning of home total parenteral nutrition (HTPN) patients were examined.
continuous peripheral intravenous therapy (with and without medication), chest percussion and postural drainage, post operative care, tube feeding, apnea monitoring, tracheostomy care and suctioning, dialysis care, decubitus care, ileostomy and fistula care, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), total enteral nutrition (TEN), anti-biotic therapy, pain management, and hydration therapy.

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