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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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.
(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.