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Insertion of nasogastric tubes is a relatively common procedure in many clinical areas.
According to Wilcock and Twycross (1996) hiccups are ‘caused by a sudden involuntary contraction of one or both sides of the diaphragm associated with closure of the glottis’.
VOL: 101, ISSUE: 29, PAGE NO: 63 Penny Taylor, RN, SCM, Dip Aromatherapy, Cert. Counselling, is clinical nurse specialist, Stoma Care Service, South Birmingham Primary Care Trust, Springfield’s Centre, Birmingham
The recent interest in the safest and most convenient method of checking the position of a nasogastric tube (NGT) began following the circulation of a 2004 report by the coroner for Yorkshire.
VOL: 101, ISSUE: 18, PAGE NO: 28- Travellers’ diarrhoea is a form of gastroenteritis contracted while travelling to developing countries….
At City Hospital, Birmingham, the use of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding tubes has increased over the last decade.
VOL: 101, ISSUE: 09, PAGE NO: 38Ruth Dunleavey, BSc, RGN, is clinical research nurse, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, AustraliaIncidence of anal cancer
VOL: 101, ISSUE: 05, PAGE NO: 28Debbie Weston, BSc, RGN, is infection control adviser, East Kent Hospitals NHS TrustDebbie Weston, BSc, RGN, is infection control adviser, East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust