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Unformatted text preview: • Meet nutritional requirements and working GI tract • Advantages: – Safe and cost-effective – Preserve GI integrity – Preserve normal intestinal and hepatic metabolism – Maintain fat metabolism and lipoprotein synthesis – Maintain normal insulin and glucagon ratios Tube Feeding Administration Methods • Tubes – Nasogastric or nasoenteral tubes – Gastrostomy or jejunostomy tubes • Methods – Intermittent bolus feedings – Intermittent gravity drip – Continuous infusion – Cyclic feeding Reducing Complications • Measure residual, more than 200 mL • Water • Don’t mix feedings and meds • Don’t hang feeding for longer than 4 hours • Diarrhea • Prevent dumping syndrome • Not cold • HOB up to at least 30 degrees...
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- Fall '13
- Nutrition, Gastrointestinal Intubation, parenteral nutrition, Intermittent bolus feedings, Diagnose GI disorders, Special Nutritional Modalities