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What does FT stand for?

FT stands for Feeding Tube

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I have read the AACN Practice Alert titled "Verification of Feeding Tube Placement" (1) as well as the recent article by Metheny about preventing aspiration in patients with feeding tubes ("Preventing Respiratory Complications of Tube Feedings: Evidence-Based Practice," July 2006: 360-369).
During the fight over whether to remove the feeding tube of Terri Schiavo, a Florida woman who had been in a vegetal state for 15 years, politicians began to say strange and feverish things.
The Feed or Ordinary Diet (FOOD) study included a subgroup of more than 800 stroke patients who were randomized to receive an immediate feeding tube or to wait a week before receiving a feeding tube (Lancet 2005;365:755-63).