Parenteral nutrition (PN) and enteral diet
This document is part of the ACI Diet Specifications for Adult Inpatients. It is not to be used for patient education.
To ensure no food is supplied to patients receiving enteral and parenteral feeding concurrently
No food or beverages supplied.
Patients receiving complete nutritional support from enteral and parenteral feeding.
No water jug to be left at bedside.
Suitable for use in paediatrics.
Specific menu planning guidelines
|Hot main dishes||None||-|
|Starchy vegetables / pasta / rice||None||-|
|Hot breakfast choices||None||-|
|Milk and cheese||None||-|
|Miscellaneous||Enteral and parenteral feeding support only||-|
- Dietitians Association of Australia. Nutrition manual. 8th ed. Canberra: DAA; 2009.
- American Dietetic Association. Nutrition care manual. Chicago: ADA; 2009.