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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The product is formulated as extended-release-coated pellets that are likely to be sprinkled over soft food such as applesauce, can be swallowed whole, or administered through a nasogastric tube to facilitate long-term, once-daily administration.
Health bosses were previously told that a nasogastric tube for the administration of medications was inappropriately placed into the patient's bronchus.
My personal favorite medical boo-boo on local TV happened when one show used a Foley catheter, which is usually used for the urinary tract, as a nasogastric tube, which is inserted via the nose to either decompress the stomach or to facilitate feeding.
Parrikar was wearing medical paraphernalia -- a nasogastric tube, read the operative part of the budget.
We all must have faced difficulty in inserting nasogastric tube (NGT) during general anesthesia (GA).
17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Recommendations on best practices for nasogastric tube (NGT) placement and verification in pediatric patients have been developed.
I couldn't believe the extent of her injury but, after painstaking surgery, it was repaired and I fitted a nasogastric tube so she could eat without snagging it.
If you know how to tube feed a calf, then using a nasogastric tube is nothing new to you.
This systematic review explores the frequency of complications associated with nasogastric tube (NGT) placement in patients with acute stroke.
Table 6 shows that in this study, pulmonary complications were seen more in patients who had nasogastric tube in situ for 5-10 days.