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Nasogastric Tube Insertion

Nasogastric Tube Insertion

 

Tubes nasogastric (NGT) is often used to suck the contents of the stomach, also used to include medicine and food. NGT is used only for a short time. (Metheny & Titler, 2001).

To meet the needs of patients, nurses knowledge and skills to enter and perform maintenance NGT is urgently needed.

For children, the need for NGT caused by several conditions such as anatomical anomalies street food; esophagus or elimination tool, swallowing reflex weakness, respiratory distress or unconscious. Safety is always a concern, with the cooperation of patients and family caregivers are needed and in some children sometimes is a bit forced.

As a professional nurse, must be careful in implementing the action and attention to the unique variations in the implementation of the action safely and comfortably. (Walley & WONG, 2000).

LITERATURE REVIEW
A. Theory
Tubes nasogastric (NGT) is often used to suck the contents of the stomach, also used to include medicine and food. NGT is used only for a short time. (Metheny & Titler, 2001).

Act of mounting a nasogastric tube is a medical process that is inserting a plastic tube (nasogastric tube, NG tube) through the nose, past the throat and continues down to the stomach. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nasogastric_intubation)

Nasogastric:
Pointing to the road from the nose to the stomach. Nasogastric tube is a tube inserted through the nose (nasopharynx and esophagus passes) to the stomach. Abbreviation for nasogastric is NG. Hose is called a nasogastric tube.

“Nasogastric”
consists of two words, from the Latin and the Greek, Naso is a word related to the nose and from the Latin “nasus” nose to nose or snout. Gastik comes from the Greek “gaster” meaning the paunch (belly fat) or associated with the stomach. The term “nasogastric” is not an old-fashioned term but has been called in 1942. (Http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=9348)

Definition NGT:
Nasogastric tube or NG tube is a tube inserted through the nose to the stomach. Often used to provide nutrients and drugs to someone who is unable to consume food, fluids, and medications orally. It can also be used to remove the contents of the stomach by means aspirated.
(Http://dying.about.com/od/glossary/g/NG_tube.htm)

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Updated: 26 March, 2014 — 12:07 am
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