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WAC 182-553-200

Home infusion therapy/parenteral nutrition program—Definitions.

The following terms and definitions apply to the home infusion therapy/parenteral nutrition program:
"Infusion therapy" means the provision of therapeutic agents or nutritional products to individuals by parenteral infusion for the purpose of improving or sustaining a client's health.
"Intradialytic parenteral nutrition (IDPN)" means intravenous nutrition administered during hemodialysis. IDPN is a form of parenteral nutrition.
"Parenteral infusion" means the introduction of a substance by means other than the gastrointestinal tract, referring particularly to the introduction of substances by intravenous, subcutaneous, intramuscular or intramedullary means.
"Parenteral nutrition" (also known as total parenteral nutrition (TPN)) means the provision of nutritional requirements intravenously.
[WSR 11-14-075, recodified as § 182-553-200, filed 6/30/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.530. WSR 04-11-007, § 388-553-200, filed 5/5/04, effective 6/5/04.]
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