Nasogastric and nasointestinal feeding tube placement: an integrative review of research
NLM Title Abbreviation
Aacn Clin Issues Crit Care Nurs
AACN Clinical Issues in Critical Care Nursing
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.
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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