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“Nasogastric tube insertion comparison in sitting or supine position-100 cases”

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Author Details: Shamendra Kumar Meena, Deepti Ramchandra Meena, Ram Raj Meena, Muni Ram Meena

Volume : 2

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2581-5229

Print ISSN : 2581-5210

Article First Page : 70

Article End Page : 72


RTF is generally comes use for children or old age. RT insertion is simple and easy method. Nasogastric tube insertion in an unconscious or intubated patients may be difficult as they cannot follow instructions, So many doctors have history of high first attempt failure. The use of nasogastric tube is desirable for some surgical procedures to keep stomach deflated (like laparoscopic surgeries) or for the short term administration of feeds post-operatively. Sometime we needed NGT under vision with help of magill’s forcep, Basically NGT insertion is a blind nasal procedure.

: Magill’s forceps, NGT, RTF