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Home tube feeding guide  
Abstract:  This booklet provides instructions for tube feeding and offers tips for preventing or managing common side effects, including diarrhea, constipation, stomach upset, and dehydration. Includes simple illustrations showing a gastrostomy tube and pump and gravity drip methods of feeding.
Author: Nutrition Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2003, November 1, 2009
UWMC Availability:  Food and Nutrition Services
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Nutrition; Medical Equipment & Supplies
Specific Subject(s):  Stomach; Nausea; Equipment and Supplies; Eating; Diarrhea; Constipation
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Partner; Caregiver; Patient
Format: Booklet
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #2591

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