oral insertion of a tube into the stomach for examination and treatment (ex: to remove blood clots from the stomach and monitor bleeding)
nasogastric (NG) intubation
insertion of a tube through the nose into the stomach for various purposes (ex: to obtain a gastric fluid specimen for analysis)
drug that neutralizes stomach acid
drug that prevents or stops vomiting
drug that decreases motility in the gastrointestinal tract to arrest spasm or diarrhea
drug that causes movement of the bowels; also called a laxitive
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