Unformatted text preview: 40 year old with a post-operative bowel obstruction. Patient recovering from gastric surgery is NPO and has an NG tube connected to continuous suction. Which of the following actions should the nurse take to prevent dry mucous membranes?- provide frequent mouth care A nurse is performing NG tube intubation. Which of the following actions should the nurse take immediately after inserting the tube to the predetermined length?- inspect the oropharynx with a penlight and tongue blade...
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- Fall '15
- Mucus, Oral mucosa, Auerbach's plexus, NG tube