What you need to know about nasoesophageal / nasogastric feeding tubes | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Podcasts


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By VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Podcasts, Dr. Justine Lee, DACVECC, DABT, and Dr. Garret Pachinger. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
In today's VETgirl podcast, we interview Amy Newfield, CVT, VTS (ECC) on what you need to know about nasoesophageal (NE) / nasogastric (NG) feeding tubes. First, who should put them in (e.g., veterinarian? veterinary nurse?)? What size and length should you pick? Do you need to use a stylet or sedation? What are the contraindications for placing an NG or NE tube? Learn about this important but simple procedure to help with nutritional support in your veterinary patient.

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