How long will a feeding tube in an adult sustain life?: Decades. I have worked with adults with brain injury who have lived at home for coming up to 20 years with feeding tubes. He may be losing...
Nasogastric (NG) Tube Feedingby
When Is It Used?
The most popular way of tube feeding is called nasogastric (NG) feeding. Nasogastric feeding involved inserting a thick, flexible tube through the nose, back down...
G-Tube Feeding Mechanicsby
When feeding via g-tube for medical reasons, there are options other than formula and pumps.
We give Little Miss bolus feedings using a two ounce syringe, rather than using a pump. It gives us more freedom...
The Truth About Tube-Feedingby
Dr. Muriel G.
—tube-feeding—in individuals with advanced dementia. Study after study of the outcomes of feeding tubes... evidence, feeding tubes continue to be used. For the first time, a study has been published concluding...
G-Tube Feeding on Recent Travelsby
after feeding three syringes, it looks like this
at the end of feeding it looks like this
Here’s a closer... of syringes given
After several years of giving feedings via g-tube, it becomes mindless. I quickly forget...