The establishment of EVISA is funded by the EU through
the Fifth Framework Programme (G7RT- CT- 2002- 05112).
Supporters of EVISA includes:
The intravenous administration of nutrients, through a central or peripheral vein. This mode of nutrition is done to bypass the normal route of nutrition via the gastrointestinal tract when the intestinal tract is nonfunctional. This could be as simple as carbohydrate calories delivered as simple
sugar in an intravenous solution or all of the required nutrients (total parenteral nutrition) could
be delivered including carbohydrate, protein, fat, electrolytes (for
example sodium and potassium), vitamins and trace elements (for example
copper and zinc).
The term "parenteral nutrition" was found in the following pages: