Placement of the post-pyloric feeding tube is difficult and is traditionally performed under endoscopy or radiological monitoring at considerable risk and expense.
What does FT stand for?
FT stands for Feeding Tube
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Zsa Zsa Gabor has been hospitalised again after blood started spilling out of the feeding tube in her stomach.
The Church holds that hydration and feeding tubes are ordinary, not extraordinary, means of survival.
Doctors placed her on a nasogastric feeding tube so that she could receive nutrition.
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).