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What is the purpose of a PEG feeding tube?

The purpose of a PEG feeding tube is to feed someone when they are incapable of feeding themselves. PEG is an acronym for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.

What is the abbreviation for feeding tube?

PEG (percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube)

What is the abbreviation for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube?

The abbreviation for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube is: A PEG TUBE!

Can I get a PEG tube as a treatment for ARFID?

Is a PEG tube (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastronomy Tube) aka "a button tube" a reasonable treatment for nutrient deficiencies that may arise in a person with ARFID (Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder)

Should you rotate the peg tube bolster?


What is an external feeding tube?

A naso gastic or naso jejunal tube. Also, a PEG (Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy) tube.

How do you feed a comatose patient?

Can be by Enteral feeding (NGT feeding , PEG or PEJ)

What is the Medical Term meaning tube feeding?

Nutrients, either a special liquid formula or pureed food, are delivered to a patient through a tube directly into the gastrointestinal tract, usually into the stomach or small intestine.

What does the medical abbreviation PEG mean?

PEG stands for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, which is a method of placing a stomach tube. It can also stand for polyethylene glycol. The meaning will depend on the context.

Gastrostomy tube placement - series?

Normal anatomyThe stomach connects the esophagus to the small intestine, and acts as an important reservoir for food, prior to delivery to the small intestine .IndicationsGastrostomy tubes are inserted for various reasons. They may be needed temporarily or permanently.Gastrostomy tube insertion may be recommended for:birth defects of the mouth, esophagus, or stomach (esophageal atresia or tracheal esophageal fistula)problems with sucking and/or swallowing, for example in patients debilitated by stroke or dementiaIncisionWhile the patient is deep asleep and pain-free (general anesthesia), a small incision is made on the left side of the abdomen.Procedure, part 1A small, flexible, hollow tube (catheter) with a balloon or flared tip is inserted into the stomach. The stomach is stitched closed around the tube and the incision is closed.Procedure, part 2Alternatively, gastrostomy tubes can be placed under endoscopic guidance, using a much smaller incision (percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement, or PEG). PEG tube placement can generally be performed under local anesthesia rather than general anesthesia. An endoscope is passed into the mouth, down the esophagus, and into the stomach. The surgeon can then see the stomach wall through which the PEG tube will pass. Under direct visualization with the endoscope, a PEG tube passes through the skin of the abdomen, through a very small incision, and into the stomach. A balloon is then blown up on the end of the tube, holding in place. PEG gastrostomy tubes avoid the need for general anesthesia and a large incision.AftercareThe stomach and abdomen generally heals in 5 to 7 days. Moderate pain can be managed with medications. The patient will be fed intravenously (IV) for at least 24 hours. Feedings will begin when bowel sounds are heard. Feedings will start slowly with clear liquids and gradually be increased.The patient/family will be taught:how to care for the skin around the tubesigns and symptoms of infectionwhat to do if the tube is pulled outsigns and symptoms of tube blockagehow to empty (decompress) the stomach through the tubehow and what to feed through the gastrostomy tubehow to conceal the tube under clothingwhat normal activities can be continuedReviewed ByReview Date: 04/26/2010Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

Is cylinder the synonym for tube?

Not quite. While they are similar shapes, a cylinder is usually solid (like a peg or a tin can, before it is opened) while a tube is hollow (like a pipe or a straw).

Where is the VIN number for a Yamaha yfm 350 warrior ATV?

in front of left foot peg frame tube standing on the left hand side clutch side look at foot peg then turn head left on the fram right next to it