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ERIC Number: ED251714
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 20
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Tube Feedings.
Plummer, Nancy
This module on tube feedings is intended for use in inservice or continuing education programs for persons who work in long-term care. Instructor information, including teaching suggestions and a listing of recommended audiovisual materials and their sources appear first. The module goal and objectives are then provided. A brief discussion follows of the care and feeding of the patient with a nasogastric tube or gastrostomy tube, including the principles of insertion of a nasogastric tube and the administration of nourishment and/or medications via nasogastric or ostomy routes, and considerations and suggestions for resident care. This discussion is intended for use as a lecture or participant reading. Other contents include a vocabulary exercise, charts of oral nutritional supplements and common medications for skin irritation, and a worksheet, all of which are suitable for reproduction for use as handouts. (YLB)
Vocational Education Services, 840 State Road 46 Bypass, Bloomington, IN 47405 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Vocational Education Services.