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1

Nasogastric intubation is the insertion of a ____ to manage gastrointestinal dysfunction and provide enteral nutrition via NG.

nasogastric (NG)

2

Nurses also give _____ feedings through jejunal and gastric tubes.

enteral

3

An NG tube is a hollow, flexible, cylindrical device the nurse inserts through the ______ into the stomach.

nasopharynx

4

Indications of a nasogastric intubation

decompression
feeding
lavage
compression

5

The use of an NG tube for _____ is the removal of gases or stomach contents to relieve distention, nausea, or vomiting.

decompression

6

Tube types for decompression

salem sump
miller-abbot
levin

7

The use of an NG tube for _____ is an alternative to the oral route for administering of nutritional supplements.

feeding

8

Tube types for feeding

duo
levin
dobhoff

9

The use of an NG tube for _____, is to wash out the stomach to treat active bleeding, ingestion of poison, or for gastric dilation.

lavage

10

Tube types of lavage

Ewald
Levin
salem sump

11

The use of an NG tube for _____, is when you use an internal balloon to apply pressure for preventing hemorrhage.

compression

12

Tube types for compression

Sengstaken-Blakemore