Rachel Groff

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NG Tube Placement

I. Problem/Challenge. The placement of a nasogastric tube (NG tube) involves placing a flexible 14-18 french plastic tube from the nose into the stomach. In patients with facial/nasal trauma, these tubes can be inserted orally. This tube allows for medication administration, enternal feedings, draining of stomach contents, treatment of bowel obstruction, prevention of aspiration from…

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