The results of the article show that patients may die or sustain serious injuries when the nurse administering to them loses the nasogastric feeding tube during insertion process or when the patients are using the tubes. The implication of the article is to provide nurses will the knowledge and skill to manage the nasogastric feeding tubes wisely.
The purpose of the article was to enlighten the a nurse practitioner as far as feeding tube complication, contemporary feeding tubes, and the use of feeding tubes are concerned, particularly when it comes to the pediatric population. The study primarily depended on literature review with academic databases such as PubMed, Ovid Medline, Cochrane Library, and CINAHL being in use. The study revealed that all children who could not take nutrition through normal or oral means qualified for tube feeding. In addition, the study found out that a nurse practitioner (NP) could use gastrojejunostomy (GJ) tubes, pediatric gastrostomy (G) tubes, and nasogastric (NG) tubes on children. The implication of the research is to inform about how to care for children with enteral feeding tube access and how NPs can handle such patients in their daily routines.
The reporter outlines some of the major skepticisms against the feeding tube, particularly as it relates to Parkinsons Patients and aspiration pneumonia. In essence, the reporter cites the views of various experts concerning the contentious topic where some experts allude to the fact that the use of feeding tube can significantly reduce the risk of catching aspiration pneumonia. On the other hand, some experts are opposed to the placement of the device on Parkinsons Patients, arguing that it is highly unlikely to extend the lives of such patients. The implication of this newspaper article is to provide the nurses and public with general and specific information concerning the potent of the feeding tube on Parkinsons and aspiration pneumonia Patients.
Tube feeding is important