Trace Elements in Intravenous Nutrition

  • A. Shenkin


The regular infusion of trace element mixtures containing zinc, copper, selenium, chromium, and manganese, should mean that clinically obvious trace element deficiencies are now rare events. The main focus of current research is to determine those clinical situations where patients might benefit from a higher or lower level of supply, either by more sensitive and specific methods of biochemical assessment, or by new methods of assessing tissue function and outcome.


Adverse Health Effect Dietary Standard Zinc Intake Recommend Dietary Allowance Dietary Reference Intake 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Shenkin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical ChemistryUniversity of LiverpoolLiverpoolUK

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