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Home artificial nutrition includes application of enteral and parenteral nutrition in home environment, in cases of natural nutrition access failure. Home enteral nutrition uses various modality and ways, when persist the functional bowel. Chronic intestinal failure indicates dependence of home parenteral nutrition and is aplicated with central venous accesses. Home artificial nutrition improves patient´s quality of life and is more economical compared with hospital care.


Šenkyřík, M. (2015) Home nutrition care in the Czech Republic. Vnitr̆ní Lékar̆ství. 61(7-8), p.691-4. .

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