Old Nursing Practices may be making a come back

  1. 0 We always used to unclog PEG tube feeds by using Coca-Cola straight into PEG tube. It work like a miracle when everything else failed.

    Of course a lot of hospitals officially stopped the use a few years ago, although I know it still goes on.

    Now it seems Coca-cola is being used for bowel obstruction instead of surgery! How remarkable is that!


    http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/0...ach-blockages/

    I wonder what else is going around from bygone ages that does actually work
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    I'm picturing the orders now: NPO except for Coke.
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