NG tube stands for Nasogastric tube, a tube that runs between the nasal cavity and into the stomach. It is the first choice when feeding is required in people who are unable to take food by mouth on their own. and also have normal gastrointestinal function It is usually given in the short term, no more than 4 weeks.
Who should be fed through a tube (NG tube)?
Those who cannot eat food by mouth or eat less than 60% of your daily energy intake for more than 3-7 days,
patients with swallowing problems and choking on food, those with malnutrition,
Those who are unconscious or refuse to eat by mouth This includes people with psychiatric disorders such as Anorexia nervosa or dementia such as Dementia, Alzheimer, Stroke
Advantages of inserting NG tubes
Easy to put on and convenient
cost is not expensive
It doesn't take long to put no surgery needed
Able to change cables at home (Service only Does not include medical supplies) The patient is fully nutritious. as the body deserves
service to be received
A. Changing the feeding line through the nose, including equipment by professional nurses Maximum service time is 90 minutes.