Review of Therapeutics
Clinical Management Strategies and Implications for Parenteral Nutrition Drug Shortages in Adult Patients
Article first published online: 8 NOV 2013
© 2013 Pharmacotherapy Publications, Inc.
Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy
Volume 34, Issue 1, pages 72–84, January 2014
How to Cite
(Pharmacotherapy 2014;34(1):72–84) doi:10.1002/phar.1350
- Issue published online: 8 JAN 2014
- Article first published online: 8 NOV 2013
- nutrition shortages;
- parenteral nutrition;
Drug shortages affect every aspect of patient care, including and especially, nutrition therapy. The purpose of this review is to discuss current parenteral nutrition–related drug shortages, including causes and duration of the disruptions, and provide recommendations for managing specific nutritional shortages that minimize negative patient care outcomes. A general framework for the management of current and future shortages is presented.