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- Volume overload
TPN provides fluid, electrolytes, and nutrition to the patient at risk of being malnourished, but it can also cause complications. Because of its dextrose content, TPN places the patient at higher risk of infection in the bloodstream as well as hyperglycemia. The patient may also be at risk for volume overload. During placement, a pneumothorax may occur, but is unlikely after 6 days.
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