ng tube steps

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    can someone please tell me the correct steps to ng fedding ...

    which comes first....

    1. check ph
    2. check residue
    3. irrigate ???

    i am confused
  2. 2 Comments so far...

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    1. check residual before feeding or giving medication
    2. check pH (before the instillation of any substance through the tube)
    3. irrigation..

    (Saunders: 5th edition pg 237)
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    thanx for the reply .... but saunders was exactly what got me confused ... it says check ph before instillation of anything ... so irrigation is also instillation right !!

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