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
May 20, '04Occupation: registered nurse Joined: Oct '02; Posts: 361; Likes: 197hey, 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..
May 26, '04Occupation: Registered Nurse - Anaesthetics/Recovery/Emerg/Tea Room ;o) Specialty: 5 year(s) of experience in Emergency/Anaesthetics/PACU ; Joined: Nov '03; Posts: 61; Likes: 1Quote from pedsnrsSorry... my post was rather ambiguous... just need an xray after initial placement of the NGT...do they really do an xray each time before a med or an intermittent bolus feed (for example) would be given?