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Enteral Tube Feeding

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To prevent a common complication of continuous enteral tube feedings, a nurse should
limit the time the formula hangs to 4 hours
A nurse inserting a nasogastric tube asks the pt to flex her head toward her check after the tube passes through the nasopharynx. The action facilitates
closing the glottis
To prevent aspiration
place the pt in fowlers position
NG tube feedings are an appropriate choice for a pt who
is post op following laryngectomy
Which of the following formulas is appropriate to administer to a pt who has a dysfunctional GI tract?
elemental