Timing and route of enteral tube-feeding did not reduce death or poor outcome in stroke and dysphagia
- A necessary evil? Interventions to prevent nasogastric tube-tugging after stroke. Horsburgh, Dorothy; Rowat, Anne; Mahoney, Catherine; Dennis, Martin // British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing;May2008, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p230
This study explores the perspectives of patients, relatives and carers on the use of interventions to prevent nasogastric tube-tugging following a stroke. The study was qualitative and involved focus groups with practitioners (n=3) and interviews with stroke patients (n=4) and relatives (n=4)....
- Findings of Videofluoroscopic Swallowing Studies Are Associated with Tube Feeding Dependency at Discharge in Stroke Patients with Dysphagia. Yi-Nien Lin; Ssu-Yuan Chen; Tyng-Guey Wang; Yeun-Chung Chang; Wei-Chu Chie; I-Nan Lien // Dysphagia (0179051X);Winter2005, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p23
The factors associated with tube feeding dependency in stroke patients with dysphagia have received little attention. This study aimed to identify factors independently associated with tube feeding dependency at discharge in stroke patients with dysphagia using videofluoroscopic swallowing...
- A simple technique for nasogastric feeding tube insertion. Takwoingi, Yohanna M.; Demspter, John H. // European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology;May2005, Vol. 262 Issue 5, p423
Nasogastric tubes are increasingly used in the management of a diverse group of patients who generally require short-term enteral feeding. Various techniques of insertion have been described emphasizing the fact that as yet there is no simple and safe method. Nasogastric intubation in head and...
- Caring for the patient with a nasogastric tube. Best, Carolyn // Nursing Standard;9/28/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p59
A nasogastric tube enables a nutritionally adequate diet to be delivered directly to the stomach bypassing the oral route. It is the most common route for enteral feeding and nurses play a central role in caring for patients with a nasogastric tube. This article outlines the care required for an...
- Nasogastric feeding. // Nursing Standard;9/28/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p66
Presents a self-assessment questionnaire related to nasogastric feeding in the September 28, 2005 issue of the journal "Nursing Standard."
- Nurse led transgastric jejeunal feeding tube change under radiological guidance PROCESS OF CHANGE. Steward, Lisa; Rous, Victoria // Dissector;Jun2015, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p24
No abstract available.
- AUTOMATIC TUBE FEEDING IN SELECTED GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS. Urbanski, Francis X. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1965, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p327
Continuous nasogastric tube feeding was found to be an acceptable and effective method of therapy in peptic ulcer disease and in allied conditions. By using an electric food pump and small polyethylene tubes, a constant infusion of complete nutriment mixture was obtained. The method and results...
- Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrojejunostomy with a Tapered Tip, Nonweighted Jejunal Feeding Tube: Improved Placement Success. DeLegge, Mark H.; Patrick, Paula; Gibbs, Rebecca // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun1996, Vol. 91 Issue 6, p1130
Objectives: Gaining enteral access to the small bowel for patients unable to tolerate gastric feedings is a difficult challenge for today's endoscopist. A new over-the-guidewire method for placement of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrojejunostomy (PEG/J) is prospectively studied using a...
- gavage. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p332
An encyclopedia entry for "gavage" is presented. It refers to a process of liquid feeding through a nasogastric tube, that is passed into the stomach through the nose. It also refer to hyperalimentation.