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AUTHOR(S)
Maloney, James; Metheny, Norma
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Oct2002, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the controversy in using blue dye in enteral tube feedings as a method of detecting pulmonary aspiration. Rationale behind the method; Most commonly used blue dye in American food; Factor that explains the high mortality observed with blue dye absorption cases.
ACCESSION #
7621274

 

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