A significant portion of patients receiving tubes have middle ear effusion at the time of surgery which significantly increases their risk of post-operative complications including otorrhea (drainage) and tube occlusion.
What does RT stand for?
RT stands for Receiving Tube
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We have 81 other meanings of RT in our Acronym Attic
- Reactor Trip
- Reading Test
- Real Talk
- Real Text (file extension)
- Reality Therapy (William Glasser)
- Receive Timing
- Receive Tip
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Included in this meeting are all residents receiving tube feeds and modified diets (pureed or mechanical soft with thickened liquids [figure 1]).
Although tube feeding and NPO are established treatment regimens for individuals in whom aspiration of food and beverages has been identified, researchers reviewing this practice have found that people receiving tube feedings are as likely to develop pneumonia as those with moderate aspiration.