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1

types of NGTs?

normal: single tube
salem sump (suction)
nasojejenal (longer)

2

size of NGTs for SBO?

16 french

3

output for NGT?

initially: can be litres

1500-2000ml stomach per day normal
1000ml: bile
3000-3500ml: small bowel/pancreas

4

faecalized fluid means what?

been in the small bowel for a few days, may need surgery

5

watery-thin, bile fluid in NGT means?

been a short amount of time

6

why won't NGT drain?

position of tube
bag is above head

7

feeding tube, NGT, how to check?

x-ray and CHECK the position

8

gastrostomy how place?

through abdo wall,
endoscopic (Peg)

9

gastrostomy when use, why?

long term feeding

10

jejunostomy why?

if undergoing upper GI surgery who needs post-op therapy

11

colonic resections based on?

the blood supply

12

why do a left hemicolectomy?

cancer near splenic flexure

13

Hartmann's procedure is?

take away sigmoid
leave a stoma
reattach later 6/12 after inflammation decreases

14

anterior resection?

remove part of rectum

15

proctectomy is?

remove the whole rectum
continence is impaired

16

abdomino-perineal resection for what?

lower rectal cancer and anal cancers

17

end ileostomy, how much in the bag every day normal?

500-700ml per day

18

high output ileostomy, keep an eye on? risk of?

potassium levels will drop
thicken the diet up

19

loop ileostomy?

bring a loop, then a transverse cut and sew it to the abdo

20

why loop ileostomy?

temporary for procedures, and you want to reverse it soon.

21

loop colostomy for?

bowel cancer
large bowel obstruction

22

ileal conduit?

take out piece of small intestine, plug in ureters and attach to abdo wall to bag

23

NGT functions?

drain
feed

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