nasogastric tube

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nasogastric tube

A thin, flexible, rubber or plastic tube passed through the nose and into the esophagus and stomach, used either to draw out digestive fluid or to provide nutrition in a liquid form.
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I did my training for inserting an NG tube, so I can now tube feed babies.
I would come home and say, "I put in an NG tube" [which carries food to your stomach through you nose].
"My daughter has metabolic problems which has led to liver problems and is unable to digest food, which is why she has an NG Tube (a plastic tube through the nose, past the throat and into the stomach for feeding)," said the Bahraini mother of Pakistani origins.
Upon diagnosing subacute intestinal obstruction secondary to a ventral hernia, a 16 Fr NG tube was placed through the patient's right naris, and gastric contents were suctioned out.
She eats mashed-up food because of the strokes, but she still can't drink properly and is fed her fluids through an NG tube."
However, the necessary treatment according to the prescribed protocol was given the ailing baby which include oxygen inhalation, CPAP, I/V fluid, keep NPO, passed NG tube, injection Cefotaxiume, injection vitamin K and other necessary medicines as soon as she was admitted in the hospital and in spite of the efforts made on the part of health department, the baby could not survive and breathed her last on January 14, 2019 at 8: 10 am, due to mainly respiratory disease syndrome.
"His throat, mouth and digestive system may get so sore, he's likely to lose weight and may need to be fed via an NG tube or even through a Hickman line.
An NG tube (#14 for most of the cases) was inserted 10-15 cm from DJ junction (by open laparotomy).
"These recommendations are a necessary first step in establishing best practice related to NG tube placement and verification in the pediatric patient in order to improve patient safety," Irving said in a statement.