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.
Nasogastric and Nasointestinal Feeding Tube Placement: An Integrative Review of Research
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Barbara A. Rakel, Marita Titler, Colleen Goode, Jean Barry-Walker, Ginette Budreau, Kathleen C. Buckwalter; Nasogastric and Nasointestinal Feeding Tube Placement: An Integrative Review of Research. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 May 1994; 5 (2): 194–206. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/15597768-1994-2012
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