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Therapeutic doses of vitamins, minerals, and other nutritional factors can be administered intravenously to patients with advanced disease.




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IV nutritional therapy requires the patient to visit the hospital for a period of one to three days. During this time they are closely monitored. Detoxification is another application for IV nutrient or oxygen therapy.


The medical staff at CRVC have advanced many new concepts in nutritional therapy. This is an injectable formulation of the natural antioxidant glutathione (center), with trace mineral concentrates that provide selenium and zinc.


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IV nutritional support may include amino acids or emulsified lipids.






Minerals such as magnesium sulfate, calcium gluconate, potassium chloride, and sodium bicarbonate are used to treat each patient's electrolyte imbalances.


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William K. Kruesi, D.V.M.  11/24/04 


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