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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Group 3 (CM) (G3): Mice were treated with camel milk (CM) (33 ml/kg) once daily by orogastric tube for 28 days.
Group 4 (APAP) (G4): Mice were treated with acetaminophen (APAP) (500 mg/kg) once by orogastric tube on 28th day.
7 ml/kg) once daily by orogastric tube for 28 days followed by APAP (500 mg/kg)at single dose orally on 28th day.
The objective of this study was to compare the effect of gastric suction with an orogastric tube and the effect of a single intravenous bolus dose of dexamethasone on the frequency of post tonsillectomy vomiting in pediatric population.
5 mg/kg (maximum dose 8mg) after the induction of anesthesia (n=30) while group 2 underwent gastric suction with an orogastric tube prior to extubation (n=30) and group 3 received nothing (n=30).
Nonnutritive sucking was started when child attained 31wks of gestation followed by orogastric tube feeding.
Despite the widespread use of PPIs to suppress gastric acid in other upper GI conditions, doctors in intensive care units have not had an approved PPI to use in patients whose only gastric access was through a nasogastric or orogastric tube," said Dr.
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.
Positioning of naso- and orogastric tubes was tested prior to commencing feeds or administering medication, but they were not marked to indicate if the tube migrated.
Rapinex 40mg may be administered once per day through nasogastric or orogastric tubes currently in place, while IV cimetidine is administered by continuous infusion.
i) Orotracheal intubation and orogastric tubes are preferred over nasotracheal intubation and nasogastric tubes to prevent nosocomial sinusitis and to reduce the risk of VAP.