PEG tube

PEG tube

Abbreviation for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube.
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As for nutrition and dehydration, the CEO suggested a process which would make use of a peg tube that directly injects liquid food into the stomach.
The PEG tube remained in place for an additional four weeks, until normal feeding process could be resumed.
2004 Malaysia To compare the nutritional status and the occurrence of treatment failure between patients who have had a dysphagic stroke receiving NGT and PEG tube feeding at 4 wk The FOOD Trial 2005 Multicenter To establish whether Collaboration the timing and route of enteral tube feeding after stroke affected patients' outcomes at 6 mo Dutta, D.
Despite effects that impeded adequate nutritional intake, participants expressed resistance to the placement of a PEG tube. The process of resistance was complex, and influenced by meanings associated with becoming and living as a cancer patient.
The surgeries include cleft palate procedure, polydactyly removal (an extra finger on her hand), fundoplication surgery to prevent stubborn heart burn, and peg tube surgery (percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy) where a tube was passed into the baby's stomach through the abdominal wall.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) panel heard the woman, referred to as 'Resident A' had a life-limiting condition and was fed through a PEG tube.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) panel heard the woman, referred to as 'Resident A' had a life-limiting condition and was fed through a PEG tube. Casey started her shift at 8am on October 17 2015 and first saw Resident A at 9.50am when she went to start her PEG feed.
Transparietal thickness between the internal and external bumpers, assessed through the PEG tube, increased from 1.5 to 6 cm, despite the external bumper being adjusted to the skin.
11 Importantly, some studies have revealed that feeding via a PEG tube is superior to NG tube from both a clinical and nutritional perspective.
Registered nurses liaise with doctors, allied health specialists and family members and manage complex clinical procedures like wound dressings, catheterisations, peritoneal dialysis procedures, peg tube feedings and the management of pain relief when someone is chronically ill.