orogastric


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orogastric

pertaining to the mouth and stomach.

orogastric intubation
passing a stomach tube via the mouth. The tube is of rubber or plastic. To avoid having the animal chew it there is a preference for a nasogastric tube. If it is passed per os, it is standard practice to use a mouth gag.
orogastric tube
see orogastric intubation (above).
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After ligation of the common bile duct, the rats were administered 100 mg/kg/day GSPE through orogastric lavage (under anesthesia) for 10 days in the third group (treatment group).
The most common complication observed in our study was abdominal distension (15%) which was transient and resolved after aspiration of air from orogastric tube.
iii) Checking naso- and orogastric tubes 3-4-hourly to confirm position in the stomach and marking feeding tubes to allow early detection of malpositioning, to reduce the risk of aspiration, one of the known causes of VAP.
32) The strategies were: back rest elevation, tracheal cuff pressure maintenance, orogastric tube use, avoidance of gastric over-distention and proper oral hygiene.
Four hours after admission, the patient remained refractory to all standard resuscitative measures, including intravenous crystalloid infusion, continuous calcium gluconate infusion, gastric lavage, orogastric activated charcoal, and continuous vasopressor support with an epinephrine infusion.
The baby was extubated on the third postoperative day; orogastric feeding was resumed on the fourth postoperative day, and the baby was discharged in 3 weeks after ensuring he was able to suckle well.
All animals received EtOH at a dose of 3 g/kg/day (20% w/v), simulating a pattern of binge consumption previously described [16], or distilled water, administered through gavage with orogastric cannula, for three consecutive days/week in the animals, 35 to 62 days old, which corresponds to late adolescence and early adulthood in this animal model [17,18].
The focus of this station was the purpose of gastrostomy (G-tube), nasogastric (NG), and orogastric (OG) tubes and how the tubes differ.
Once the patient was properly anesthetized, he/she should be positioned supine on the table, and the bladder and stomach were emptied by the pressure on the bladder and placement of an orogastric (OG) tube in the stomach.
A feeding tube or small French indwelling catheter is placed per urethra to drain the bladder and the anesthesiologist decompresses the stomach with an orogastric tube.
fruit juice or foods 10 20 Giving drugs intravenously 8 16 Giving drugs by nasogastric or orogastric tubes 3 6 (*) Since more than one answer were received, the percentages were calculated over n.