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Title Gastrostomy care : a guide to practice / edited by Catherine Barrett
Published Melbourne : Ausmed Publications, 2004

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 MELB  617.553059 Bar/Gca  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description xx, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
4 3/4 in
Contents Disk 1. 1. Introduction -- 2. Preface -- 3. Indications for tube feeding -- 4. Making decisions on tube feeding -- 5. Inserting a gastrostomy tube -- 6. Nutritional assessment and tube feeding -- 7. Living with a gastrostomy tube -- 8. Reintroducing meal choices -- Disk 2. 9. Stomal care -- 10. Care of the gastrostomy tube -- 11. Mouth care -- 12. Troubleshooting -- 13. Changing a gastrostomy tube -- 14. Selecting and administering medications -- 15. Nasogastric tubes -- 16. Transferring care -- 17. Epilogue
Summary This practical book is easy to read and assists in teaching important clinical skills relating to tube feeding. There are many illustrations that will assist the reader to understand key principles relating to tube feeding
Analysis Gastroenterology (Australia)
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography
Subject Gastroenterology.
Enteral feeding.
Deglutition disorders -- Treatment.
Stomach -- Surgery -- Nursing.
Stomach -- Surgery -- Patients -- Care.
Tube feeding.
Gastrostomy.
CD-ROM.
Enteral Nutrition.
Gastrostomy.
Nursing Assessment.
Nursing Care.
Practice Guidelines as Topic.
Enteral Nutrition.
Gastrostomy -- nursing.
Intubation, Gastrointestinal -- nursing.
Enteral Nutrition -- nursing.
Genre/Form Sound recordings.
Author Barrett, Catherine, 1960-
ISBN 0957987617