Nasogastric intubation

What is Nasogastric intubation?

This is pipe inserted from the nostril into the stomach for feeding purpose when patients unable to eat normally.

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My Father inlaw has a breathing tube in his throat, he has been diagnosed with esophagus cancer, he also has a feeding tube in his stomach-has...

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hi thanks for posting your query. i feel extremely sorry for the state, your father in law is currently experiencing.cancer esophagus is associated...

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my son has cp and a feeding tube. he is 11 yrs old. when i opened his tube to feed him, coffee brown mucas came out. atleast 60 cc. what might it...

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Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
A coffee brown mucus coming out from the feeding tube is indicative of a bleeding in the upper GI tract. It...

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My 90 year old mum is in hospital with a very low heart rate. Her blood pressure is still quite good however. So I presume her organs are still...

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Hello,

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Low heart rate is also called bradycardia in which the resting heart rate is under 60 beats per minute. Apart...

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