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- tube feeding. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2383
A definition of the medical term "tube feeding" is presented.
- ENTERAL FEEDING IN SICK CHILDREN: A BLIND TECHNIQUE FOR PLACING NASOJEJUNAL FEEDING TUBES. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Apr2003 Supplement, Vol. 88, pA31
Presents an abstract of the study 'Enteral Feeding in Sick Children: A Blind Technique for Placing Nasojejunal Feeding Tubes,' by R. Meyer, S. Harrison, K. Elwig, R. Nicholson and P. Ramnarayan, presented at the 7th Spring Meeting of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
- Tube feeding: Administration tips. Bliss, Donna Zimmaro; Lehmann, Sharon; Moore, Amy Slugg // RN;Aug99, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p29
Part II. Discusses the basics of tube feedings. Conditions for initiating tube feeding; Types of tubes used; Common complications associated with tube feeding. INSET: How the tube is placed..
- Pneumothorax after Nasoenteral Feeding Tube Placement. Kaufman, Jarrod P.; Hughes, William B.; Kerstein, Morris D. // American Surgeon;Aug2001, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p772
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...
- gavage. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p935
A definition of the term "gavage," which refers to a food being given to a patient via a tube passed through the nostrils, oropharynx and esohagus into the stomach or duodenum, is presented.
- Osmolality of modified enteral tube feeds for adults in hospitals across the Western Cape Province. Schafer, L.; Templin, K.; Dlamini, P.; Kruger, J. M.; Van Wyk, A. // South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition;2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p81
Objectives: The first aim of this study was to determine the incidence of use, reasons for use, and procedures/recipes followed in modifying enteral tube feeds (ETFs) for adults in state and private hospitals across the Western Cape Province (WCP), South Africa (baseline data). The second aim...
- Quality of life and home enteral tube feeding: a French prospective study in patients with head and neck or oesophageal cancer. Roberge, C; Tran, M; Massoud, C; Poirée, B; Duval, N; Damecour, E; Frout, D; Malvy, D; Joly, F; Lebailly, P // British Journal of Cancer;1/15/2000, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p263
A prospective study was conducted to evaluate the impact of home enteral tube feeding on quality of life in 39 consecutive patients treated for head and neck or oesophageal cancer at the Centre FranÃ§ois Baclesse in Caen, France. Patients were taken as their own controls. Quality of life was...
- Enteral Feeding in End-Stage Dementia: A Comparison of Religious, Ethnic, and National Differences in Canada and Israel. Clarfield, A. Mark; Monette, Johanne; Bergman, Howard; Monette, Michele; Ben-Israel, Yehoshua; Caine, Yehezkel; Charles, Jocelyn; Gordon, Michael; Gore, Brian // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Jun2006, Vol. 61A Issue 6, p621
Background. Although enteral feeding in end stage dementia is thought by many clinicians to be "futie," it is still widely used. We examined rates of tube feeding (gastrostomy or nasogastric/in end-stage dementia in hospitals in both Canada and Israel, and hypothesized that Canadian non-Jewish...
- An unusual complication of removal of a nasogastric tube. Hickey, N.C.; Watson, D.C.T. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);4/9/1988, Vol. 296 Issue 6628, p1038
Examines the unusual complication of removal of nasogastric feeding tube. Replacement of large bore tubes by soft, small bore tubes for enteral feeding; Types of commonly narrow bore tube; Cause of displacement of tube during feeding.