Diet that includes any liquids; tea, coffee tea, broth
Full Liquid Diet
Diet that includes liquids or foods that turn to liquid at body temp ex ice cream, jello, pudding
enteral nutrition (EN)
Provision of nutrients through the gastrointestinal tract when the client cannot ingest, chew, or swallow food but can digest and absorb nutrients. (nasogastric or gastrostomy tubes)
short term, A feeding tube that goes through the nose then the pharynx and into the stomach.
a longer tube than the nasogastric tube (at least 40 inches for an adult) is inserted through one nostril down into the upper small intestine. Nasoenteric tubes are used for clients who are at risk for aspiration (decreased level of consciousness, poor cough or gag reflex, endotracheal intubation, recent extubation, inability to cooperate with the procedure, and restlessness or agitation
instillation of liquid nourishment in less than 30 minutes four to six times a day; EN feeding modality of choice when PT is stable and can tolerate "normal" feeding. rapid administration of formula with a syringe every 4-6 hours. (drained by gravity)
continous installation of liquid nourishment 8 to 12 hours is followed by a 16 to 12 hour pause
even distribution of formula for 24 hours
Diet that is easily chewed and digested, low fiber, very few uncooked foods
Normal albumin value?
nerve that supplies intrinsic muscles of the tongue and other tongue muscles; gag reflex
Breathing fluid, food, vomitus, or an object into the lungs
advantages of this feeding has a decreased risk of aspirations since its inserted in bowel. Bed can be high or low
advantage of this feeding tube is that its inserted for long term feedings and decrease risk of aspiration.
Disadvantage of the tube feeding is that its a high risk of aspirations.
Disadvantages of this feeding tube is proper placement depends on practice, Xray is needed to confirm placement
Most common side effect of supplement or enternal feeding?
Flush prior to and after administration
How to maintain a patent feeding tube?