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ASPEN 3 Handbook Package Fluid2+PNHand3 +EnHand2 [Print]
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Save at least $33! ASPEN 3 Handbook Package [PRINT ONLY]


ASPEN combined three popular handbooks into one deal, so you can save!


Package Includes:

New! ASPEN Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Disorders Handbook, Second Edition (© 2020) – Click for Details

New! ASPEN Parenteral Nutrition Handbook, Third Edition (© 2020) – Click for Details

ASPEN Enteral Nutrition Handbook, Second Edition (© 2019) – Click for details


With their concise, user-friendly format, these handbooks are an excellent resource for patient care.


The Fluids handbook includes:

  • Resources to help you evaluate and treat common fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders
  • Common clinically applicable situations involving electrolyte and acid-base disorders
  • Discussion of regulation of water and electrolyte balance
  • Thorough coverage of sodium disorders
  • Considerations for pediatric patients
  • Click here for full description


The PN handbook includes:

  • New Chapters on Competency, Multichamber-bags, and Electronic health records
  • How to prescribe parenteral nutrition therapy Preparation of parenteral nutrition formulations and labeling
  • Monitoring and complications of parenteral nutrition Considerations for medication-related interactions
  • Discussion of home parenteral nutrition support
  • Click here for full description

The EN handbook includes:

  • Chapter on preparation, labeling, and dispensing of EN
  • Separate chapters on adult and infant/pediatric formulas
  • New- Illustrated information on use of ENFit® devices for tube feeding and EN medication
  • Updated guidance on nutrition assessment (characteristics of malnutrition in adults and children)
  • Broadened information across healthcare settings, eg, home care
  • Expanded coverage of the use of blenderized tube feedings
  • Best-practice tips based on ASPEN’s clinical guidelines
  • Click here for full description


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Corrections and Omissions (Enteral Nutrition Handbook Second Edition)


Page 202 Table 4-22 Selected Commercial Food-Based Enteral Formulas/Meals, in the Blenderized Tube Feedings section of Chapter 4: Enteral Formulas for Adult Patients  

Remove Kate Farms Standard Formula 1.0 and Kate Farms Peptide 1.5 from this table, these are not blenderized formulas.


Page 218 Table 5-1 Examples of General Purpose/Polymeric Enteral Formulas Marketed for Pediatric Patients Under column characteristics, add May be made with an animal or plant-based protein source Under product examples, add Pediatric Standard 1.2 (Kate Farms)

Page 221 Table 5-2 Examples of Semi-Elemental/Peptide-Based Formulas Marketed for Pediatric Patients Under column characteristics, add May contain plant-based protein Under product examples, add Pediatric Peptide 1.5 (Kate Farms)

Page 222 Line 9 After sodium caseinate add or plant-based protein.


Corrections and Omissions (Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base DisordersHandbook Second Edition)

Page 29; Table 2-6


Gatorade® G2  (ready to drink) +  ½ teaspoon of saltb





b Gatorade® G2 (ready to drink) contains ~18.5 mEq of sodium per 32 ounces (946 mL).  Addition of ½ teaspoon of salt to 32 ounces results in a sodium concentration of ~70 mEq/L; Potassium levels are well below the recommended amount for an ORS.