The Importance of Safe Post Pyloric Feeding Tube Placement

Published in: Nature World News By David Thompson  March 07, 2023 Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day: Highlighting the Importance of Safe Post Pyloric Feeding Tube Placement March 8, 2023, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day, honors dietitians who champion nutrition and, when necessary, provide it via a feeding tube.  ENvizion Medical recognizes their importance to healing and is proud that […]

NG Tube Positioning and Confirmation for Safe NG Feeding Tube Placement

  March 21,2023 Published in: SCIENCE WORLD REPORT NG Feeding Tube Positioning Needs Confirmation to Avoid Complications  Proper NG feeding tube positioning is extremely important to safe placement. When nutrition fails because of illness, pathology, or incapacitation, the solution is feeding via safe feeding tube placement without complications.  One such complication is accidental lung collapse from misguiding […]

How to Assess a Safe Placement of a Nasogastric or Nasoenteric Tube and Its Complications

Kristel Staci Nasogastric and nasoenteric tubes need to be placed carefully to avoid complications. Nasogastric feeding tubes must be placed safely to avoid damage or death. Different techniques and new technology might reduce complications.Read more to find out why that may be the case. Avoiding the Problems Associated with Nasoenteric Tubes The safe placement of […]

Feeding Tube Insertion and the Risk of Lung Collapse

David Thompson Feeding Tube Insertion and the Risk of Lung Collapse When nutrition fails or is not delivered to the body because of illness, pathology, or incapacitation, nutrition must continue. The solution may be a feeding tube for nutrition delivery, but this can result in accidental lung collapse (pneumothorax). A feeding tube is necessary for […]

Evaluating Feeding Tube Placement Technology

 In the world of insurance, Progressive Insurance has an app which allows you to compare insurance rates and coverage before you buy. It’s sponsored by Progressive so there’s always the risk that it is skewed to favor Progressive, but it is a helpful tool. If evaluating medical equipment and feeding tube placement technology was only so […]

Placement of Nasogastric Feeding Tube and Postinsertion Care Review, AACN Journal

Lindsey Bloom, DNP, RN, CCRN, SCRN Maureen A. Seckel, MSN, RN, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCNS, CCRN Published at AACN Advanced Critical Care Volume 33, Number 1, pp. 68-84 Placement of Nasogastric Feeding Tube and Postinsertion Care Review by Bloom and Seckel appeared in ACCN Critical in March 2022 provides another comprehensive review of the methods of placement as […]

As the pandemic lingers on, it’s time to administer feeding tubes more effectively

Written by Doron Besser, CEO of ENvizion The crisis created by the pandemic further solidified how important the rapid diagnosis of malnutrition, particularly for those in intensive care Even as vaccines roll out and some parts of the world begin to reopen, it seems new mutations of the COVID-19 pandemic are sprouting every week. Vaccines have […]

Preparing for a feeding tube placement

By Hannah Wise, BS, BSN, RN, TCRN Clinical Nursing Supervisor Trauma/Neuro/Surgical Intensive Care Unit Pre-placement Patient assessment  How to plan a successful bedside feeding tube placements Identify key clinical conditions and indicators that may impact feeding tube placement.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hI6oIp2rJtE

Development of a Competency Model for Placement and Verification of Nasogastric and Nasoenteric Feeding Tubes for Adult Hospitalized Patients. ASPEN, May 21

Highlights from a new Competency Model for Placement and Verification of Nasogastric and Nasoenteric Feeding Tubes for Adult Hospitalized Patients (ASPEN ) For over 400 years, tubes placed within the gastrointestinal (GI) tract have been used to improve patient care. Nasogastric (NG) and nasoenteric (NE) tubes are used in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing care facilities, […]

Safe Practices for Tube placement, Verification, and Securements. ASPEN Bedside Feeding Tube Placement Competency Model. An ASPEN Fact Sheet

ASPEN Fact Sheet based on the recent article “Development of a Competency Model for Placement and Verification of Nasogastric and Nasoenteric Feeding Tubes for Adult Hospitalized Patient” ASPEN recommends the following safe practices for NG/ NE tubes: Use safe practices for NG/NE tube placement, verification and securement. Develop an institutional competency plan using the ASPEN […]

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