Management of TPN

1Which of the following factors has least effect on TNA stability?
Amino acid concentration
pH of the formulation
Dextrose concentration
Calcium salt used

2Which of the follow factors has the least effect on calcium phosphate formation?
Amino acid concentration
pH of the formulation
Dextrose concentration
Calcium salt used

3The osmolarity of Peripheral PN should be less than
1500
1200
900
600

4In an acute patient receiving PN, how frequently should electrolytes be monitored?
3 times/day
Daily
2 to 3 times/week
Weekly

5Use of a TNA with signs of aggregration or coalescence is
Harmful to the patient
Safe with gentle agitation
Safe with 1.2 micron filer
Changed every 24 hours

6Cyclic PN administration is
Potentially hazardous in stable patients
Prefered in hospitalized patients
Preferred in long term PN patients
None of the above