Sterile water to flush feeding tubes? - page 2

Why do we use sterile water to flush feeding tubes such as the j-tube? What happens if we use normal saline instead? I understand that sterile water is hypotonic and fluid will shift into the cells.... Read More

  1. by   LoriH357
    https://med.virginia.edu/ginutrition...tober-16-2.pdf

    Here's a well written article on the subject.
    Lori

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