Old Nursing Practices may be making a come back
- 0Jan 14, '13 by madwife2002, BSN, RN Senior ModeratorWe 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!
I wonder what else is going around from bygone ages that does actually work