gavage feeding

gavage feeding

Neonatology Nasogastric feeding of Pts–eg, premature infants with weak sucking reflexes or nasogastric hyperalimentation
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Because of the position of the head, gavage feeding orally or through an ingluviostomy tube carried a high risk of regurgitation.
Gavage feeding with a commercially available feeding formula (8 g, diluted in 15 mL of water, as per the manufacturer recommendation; Emeraid Omnivore Care, Lafeber Co, Cornell, IL, USA) was started in the morning.
Known today as a quintessentially French delicacy, the roots of the gavage feeding technique used to create foie gras, fattened duck or goose liver, are actually far closer to home.
Finger-feeding uses the gavage feeding tube or supplemental nursing system (see below) taped to the parents finger instead of to the breast.
Gavage feeding, wound debridement, and esophagoscopy were planned for the next day but the bird died overnight.
The next day, treatment was with enrofloxicin and sub cutaneous fluids, and gavage feeding was continued.
A general volume guideline when gavage feeding into the crop is 3% of body weight of the bird, which is well tolerated, as the crop is distensible.
Vitamin A (Radiance, Zhejiang, China; 2 400 IU/kg PO q24h x 15 d) and gavage feeding at home with pellets slurry were prescribed.
Procedures A single dose of terbinafine hydrochloride (60 mg/kg) was administered orally to each bird, which was followed immediately by administration of a commercially available gavage feeding formula.
1 mg/kg IM, BO-SE Injection, Schering-Plough Animal Health Corp, Union, N J, USA), supplemental fluids (30 mL SC; lactated Ringer's solution), and gavage feeding.
Infants whose treatment consisted primarily of bottle and/or gavage feedings composed the low-exposure group.
Infants classified as having low DEHP exposure were those receiving primarily bottle and/or gavage feedings.