Journal Article

Drug shortages: effect on parenteral nutrition therapy.

Holcombe B, Mattox TW, Plogsted S. Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 2018;33:53-61.

Shortages of medications and compounding components can lead to diversion from recommended treatment. This review describes problems that can arise due to shortages in parenteral nutrition components. The authors recommend strategies to reduce risks associated with lack of ingredients for parenteral nutrition.