IVN is not to be ordered without approval from the specialist on duty.
should be used in preference to individualised solutions, except in
circumstances where nutritional needs cannot be met with the available
If the only difference between a
solution and the requested individualised solution is that more
sodium is required, consider using a standardised solution and run
in a separate infusion of sodium
is designed to provide a prescription
for individually prescribed IVN.
Some features are
built in to the calculator including a limit on protein, glucose and
lipid intakes, and limits on sodium, potassium, calcium and phosphate.
takes responsibility for the IVN prescription.
Press the button
at the bottom of the page to view and print out your prescription