a few clinical practice questions - page 2

I'm new to the site-been a peds nurse on an infant unit for about 2 years-i'm looking for feedback on practices in other childrens hospitals.does anyone routinely give chloral hydrate for sedation of... Read More

  1. by   goats'r'us
    hey, i'm just a kid, but my clinical teacher gave us a talk on NGTs and stuff, and said the best way to tell is chest xray. other ways include aspirating it and auscultating it. there were more, but i forget..
  2. by   RN_Amy
    Quote from pedsnrs
    do they really do an xray each time before a med or an intermittent bolus feed (for example) would be given?
    Sorry... my post was rather ambiguous... just need an xray after initial placement of the NGT...