nasal feeding

na·sal feed·ing

the giving of nourishment through a flexible tube passed through the nasal passages into the stomach.

na·sal feed·ing

(nāzăl fēding)
Giving of nourishment through a flexible tube passed through nasal passages into stomach.
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One 2-year-old, her face covered in tape to keep a nasal feeding tube in place, breathed with discomfort, a Barbie-like doll next to her on her pillow.
Shaw called it an "extreme case of child neglect, one of the worst that I've seen," adding that the kids were "so malnourished that hospital staff had to place them on a special diet," applying "nasal feeding tubes to both children."
Globally, over 22 million nasal feeding tubes are placed annually and the main challenge is to place and position the tube correctly in the GI tract, avoiding the lungs.
She said it made a difference straight away as Bru kept pulling out the nasal feeding tube.
There were also delays in correctly fitting a nasal feeding tube for the excar factory foreman.
The relative degree to which oral and nasal feeding tubes can be tolerated by patients in the ICU has not been carefully studied.
Postoperative somatostatin (250 [micro]g/h) was continuously administered, and enteral nutrition was provided via an indwelling nasal feeding tube.
Although he was able to swallow milk and solid foods, he remained dependent on nasal feeding due to the slight aspiration of liquid, probably resulting from a very mild complication affecting the movement of the epiglottis.
Being premature meant that Sam needed extra help in those early weeks, requiring a nasal feeding tube and oxygen to help with feeding problems and to help his little lungs.
Glaswegian Brady, 78, removes his nasal feeding tube to tuck into cheese on toast, sandwiches and plates of chips at Ashworth secure hospital in Liverpool a source said.
Brady, 78, removes his nasal feeding tube to tuck into cheese on toast, sandwiches and plates of chips in his room at a top-security hospital, the insider reveals.
Some patients, he said, tolerated an oral diet one to two days after surgery while some were discharged with a short-term nasal feeding tube or long-term gastric feeding tube, including some who were feeding tube-dependent prior to surgery.