Introduction and methodology – Guidelines on Parenteral Nutrition, Chapter 1

B. Koletzko, I. Celik, K. W. Jauch, M. Koller, J. B. Kopp, S. Verwied-Jorky & R. Mittal
Guidelines for Parenteral Nutrition were prepared by the German Society for Nutritional Medicine ([link:http://www.dgem.de/#http://www.dgem.de/]), in collaboration with other medical associations to provide guidance for quality assurance for parenteral nutrition (PN) practice, and to promoting health and quality of life of patients concerned. A coordination team proposed topics, working group leaders who along with working group members performed systematic literatur searches and drafted recommendations in a nominal group process. Recommendations were discussed and agreed upon in...