Thirty patients were in the nasogastric feeding
group, while thirty patients were in the nasojejunal group.
Wardlaw, "Oesophageal obstruction during nasogastric feeding
," Intensive Care Medicine, vol.
Ability to tolerate oral feeding Intolerant patients Nasogastric feeding
group 1 NPO group 9 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Sterile technique is necessary for 55 45 nasogastric feeding
(No) * 7.
(2-4) Potential risk factors for the development of MEE in non-ICU hospitalized patients include a supine body position, the use of an orogastric or nasogastric feeding
tube, medications that may impair mucociliary clearance, and bacterial colonization of the upper aerodigestive tract.
68.1 h; difference 4.5 h, 95% CI 6.5 - 15.5) and were no less likely to need supplementary oxygen, nasogastric feeding
or ventilator support than controls.
We used historical pharmacokinetic data in our analysis, as it was deemed impractical and unethical to subject 10 healthy volunteers to 7 days of TB treatment, a nasogastric feeding
tube and 24 hours of pharmacokinetic sampling.
However, nasogastric feeding
tubes are difficult to maintain in position and pose a significant risk of aspiration and pneumonia (Hsu et al., 2009).
BOSTON -- Nasogastric feeding
is safe and feasible for infants with viral bronchiolitis.
Compli- cations of nasogastric feeding
. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed).
Dysphagia necessitated nasogastric feeding
for a further week and mild dysphonia persisted for two weeks.
She had large non-healing scalp wounds that were continually infected; the skin grafting donor sites on her thighs also became infected and non-heating; contractures occurred that affected her mobility; she had major gut problems requiring nasogastric feeding
; and strictures with the oesophagus and airway made her a major GA risk.