Ask the Experts. Nasogastric Versus Feeding Tubes in Critically Ill Patients
- EB123: To Turn or Not to Turn: Critical Decisions Using a Therapeutic Repositioning Risk Assessment Tool. Daddio-Pierce, Carol Ann; Feild, Lucy; Aquilino, Mary; Bernazzani, Margaret; Cooper, Irene; Donahoe, Christopher; Fracione, Suzanne; MacNeil, Jacqueline; Strojwas, Stephen; Vacca, Vincent // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pe52
No abstract available.
- Prevention of Aspiration. // Critical Care Nurse;Jun2012, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p71
The article highlights the increased risk for aspirating oropharyngeal secretions and regurgitated gastric contents in critically ill patients. A list of practices to prevent aspiration including use of sedatives as sparingly as feasible, elevating head-of-bed at an angle of 30Â° to 45Â°...
- Gastrointestinal tract access for enteral nutrition in critically ill and trauma patients: indications, techniques, and complications. Tuna, M.; Latifi, R.; El-Menyar, A.; Al Thani, H. // European Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery;Jun2013, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p235
Background: Enteral nutrition (EN) is a widely used, standard-of-care technique for nutrition support in critically ill and trauma patients. Objective: To review the current techniques of gastrointestinal tract access for EN. Methods: For this traditional narrative review, we accessed...
- EB114 Where Did the Nutrition Go? An Evidence-Based Look at Enteral Nutrition Policy. Genzler, Laura // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, pe35
An abstract of the article "Where Did the Nutrition Go? An Evidence-Based Look at Enteral Nutrition Policy" by Laura Genzler is presented.
- Prevention of Aspiration in Adults. Metheny, Norma A. // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2016, Vol. 36 Issue 1, pe20
The article focuses on critical care nursing practice for managing aspiration in acutely ill patients. Topics discussed include aspiration of oropharyngeal secretions and regurgitated gastric contents, videofluoroscopically documented aspiration in hospitalized adults, microaspirations and...
- Adult enteral device selection: which is the best for the patient? Fletcher, Jane // British Journal of Community Nursing;Oct2014 Supplement Nutrition, pS19
Enteral feeding is considered to be a safe and effective way of providing nutrition to patients who are unable to meet their requirements orally. There are a number of enteral feeding devices, including naso-gastric and gastrostomy tubes, that allow access to the stomach for feeding. However,...
- La prevenzione ed il controllo della diarrea in persone con nutrizione enterale in area critica. Punzi, Tiziana Angela; Rosi, Ivana Maria; Milos, Roberto // SCENARIO: Official Italian Journal of ANIARTI;Dec2011, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p39
Introduction: enteral nutrition is a therapeutic procedure, common, easy and economic, which fully meets the nutritional needs of patients unable to feed themselves adequately through the natural way. Problem: enteral nutrition is used in intensive care not only for nutritional purposes, but...
- EB82 An Interprofessional Feeding Tube Team Steps Forward to Initiate Early Enteral Nutrition in Critically Ill Patients. McGrath, Rosario; Kozub, Elizabeth; Worthy, Karen; Purdon, Lisa; O'Day, Brenda; Skinner, Eva; Vapor, Julius; Ravelo, Aileen; Willon, Judy // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, pe18
An anstract of the article "An Interprofessional Feeding Tube Team Steps Forward to Initiate Early Enteral Nutrition in Critically Ill Patients," by Rosario McGrath, Elizabeth Kozub, Karen Worthy, Lisa Purdon, Brenda O'Day, Eva Skinner, Julius Vapor, Aileen Ravelo and Judy Willon is presented.
- ABSTRACTS: POSTER PRESENTATIONS: Dependance of peak/PEEP pressures and intra-abdominal pressure/gastric residual volume in mechanically ventilated and enterally fed ICU patients. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p81
An abstract of the article "Dependance of peak/PEEP pressures and intra-abdominal pressure/gastric residual volume in mechanically ventilated and enterally fed ICU patients," by Liilia Leius, Svetlana Frolova, and Boris Gabovits is presented.