Title

Nasogastric and nasointestinal feeding tube placement: an integrative review of research

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

5-1-1994

NLM Title Abbreviation

Aacn Clin Issues Crit Care Nurs

Journal/Book/Conference Title

AACN Clinical Issues in Critical Care Nursing

PubMed ID

7767814

Abstract

The authors present a review of the research on various methods for determining placement of nasogastric and nasointestinal feeding tubes. They also discuss research on associated risk factors, complications specific to critical care patient populations, and techniques for postpyloric placement. They present research consensus, recommendations for practice, and implementation strategies.

Keywords

Clinical Nursing Research, Critical Care, Enteral Nutrition/instrumentation, Humans, Intubation, Gastrointestinal/adverse effects/instrumentation/methods/nursing

Published Article/Book Citation

AACN Clinical Issues in Critical Care Nursing, 5:2 (1994) pp.194-206; quiz 218-9.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/nursing_pubs/474