TITLE

Pneumothorax after Nasoenteral Feeding Tube Placement

AUTHOR(S)
Kaufman, Jarrod P.; Hughes, William B.; Kerstein, Morris D.
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Aug2001, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p772
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Nasoenteral tubes are placed routinely for feeding in patients in intensive care units and medical-surgical floor settings. Safe placement in the stomach/postpyloric location is performed by a wide array of medical personnel. We report a patient with placement of a nasoenteral tube into the pleural cavity.
ACCESSION #
5059554

 

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