nasogastric intubation

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nasogastric intubation

The insertion of a Levine or other gastrointestinal tube through the nose into the stomach.
See: gastric lavage; nasogastric tube
See also: intubation
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Most babies were treated successfully with nil per oral, nasogastric aspiration with gastric lavage, antibiotics (cefotaxime and metronidazole), diuretics, anti-convulsants (phenobarbitone and phenytoin), appropriate replacement of red blood cells and total parenteral nutrition.
Risk of nasogastric aspiration of food particles is higher when there is continuous use of sedatives/ neuromuscular blockers or moderate to high doses of inotropes /vasopressors24.
In patients presenting with hematochezia, the BUN/Cr ratio is also a stronger factor to differentiate the site of GIB than the use of nasogastric aspiration [10].
Zehtabchi, "Nasogastric aspiration and lavage in emergency department patients with hematochezia or melena without hematemesis," Academic Emergency Medicine, vol.
Continuous nasogastric aspiration with antibiotics and parenteral nutrition was started.
Patients with benign gastric ulcers, and a group of age matched controls, were investigated for duodeno-gastric bile reflux in the sitting position by a nasogastric aspiration technique after 10 per cent dextrose meal.
As stated by Beck et al in their research, the initial treatment consists of intestinal obstruction starts with nasogastric aspiration and aggressive IV fluids to correct electrolyte disturbances.
Soon after birth nasogastric and per rectal feeding tube were inserted and nasogastric aspiration and decompression of large gut was done.
Usually nasogastric aspiration started after surgery to avoid such complications but study suggest that the, (2) routine use of nasogastric tube after elective abdominal,(3) and colorectal surgery, (4) may not be necessary.