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Category list : PEG tubes

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  • PEG tubes: dealing with complications

    PEG tubes: dealing with complications Subscription

    Clinical31 October, 2014

    Complications arising from the insertion of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes can be life-threatening, so nurses should be able to identify and manage them

  • Gastrointestinal

    PEG feeding tube placement and aftercareSubscription

    Clinical12 October, 2012

    PEG tube nursing care: Care must be taken when deciding to use, siting and managing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes (PEG tubes) to avoid errors or complications that could prove fatal

  • Joint primary-secondary care design of PEG care pathwaysSubscription

    Clinical3 May, 2005

    At City Hospital, Birmingham, the use of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding tubes has increased over the last decade.

  • The correct positioning and role of an external fixation device on a PEGSubscription

    Clinical4 May, 2004

    A percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube (PEG tube) also has an internal securing device. This may be a polyurethane cone, button, or air-filled foam sac. Correct positioning of both devices is essential to minimise complications.

  • pharmacy medicines drugs

    The administration of drugs via enteral feeding tubesSubscription

    Clinical18 November, 2003

    The practice of administering drugs via enteral feeding tubes has become complex. 

  • A multidisciplinary PEG service and the nurse specialistSubscription

    Clinical7 December, 2000

    VOL: 96, ISSUE: 49, PAGE NO: 6 Stephanie White, RN, OND, Cert Ed Health, is clinical liaison nurse, gastroenterology unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne

  • A PEG service with nurses at its heartSubscription

    Clinical28 September, 2000

    VOL: 96, ISSUE: 39, PAGE NO: 39 Cris Pollard, BA, RGN, is upper gastrointestinal nurse specialist, Department of Surgery, Leicester General Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust


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