gastrostomy tube - page 2

I always thought that with a g-tube/PEG tube, you still had to check placement and measures residuals before administering feedings and/or meds. A nurse I asked says no. Who's right? I know you... Read More

  1. by   jazz8f
    is it normal to see some leakage around the g-tube? it looks like the formula , iits not foul odor.
  2. by   ♪♫ in my ♥
    From what I've read, the *only* meaningful way to check placement is by x-ray. Both auscultation and pH are unreliable means of determining location.

    EBP...

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