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September 25, 1972

Real for Renal, Milli- for Micro-

JAMA. 1972;221(13):1506. doi:10.1001/jama.1972.03200260042011

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Two errors occurred in the article, "Guidelines for Total Parenteral Nutrition," published in the June 26 issue (220:1721-1729). In column 3 on page 1728, the last sentence in the next to the last paragraph should read: "If this is a real factor, it may be desirable to provide more magnesium," not "If this is a renal factor. ..."

The second error is in Table 4 on page 1726. In the last line, the suggested approximate daily intravenous requirement for manganese in adults should be 1-2 mg, not 1-2μg.