Guide for Nasogastric Tube Feeding at Home

The practices of nutrition support are continually evolving with new knowledge and guidelines from expert authorities. This booklet is being published with the aim of providing guidelines for tube feeding that are consistent with the most recent scientific data. Where research is not available, the practice guidelines are the best as derived from the collective experience of the health professionals at Children’s and Women’s Health Centre.

The development of these guidelines involved thorough and repeated review by health professionals at Children’s and Women’s Health Centre in the fields of neonatology, pediatrics, nursing, infectious disease, nutrition and public health. The input of these professions has been invaluable and we are most grateful for their assistance.

The publisher is not responsible (as a matter of product liability, negligence, or otherwise) for any injury resulting from any material contained herein. This booklet contains information relating to general principles of medical care and should not be construed as specific instructions for individual patients. Product information and package inserts provided by the manufacturer should be reviewed for current information including contraindications, dosages and precautions. This booklet was developed and printed with the support of the Sunny Hill Hospital Auxiliary.

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