Nutritional support for children and young people: nasogastric tubes

Leah Rosengarten*, Barbara Davies

*Corresponding author for this work

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The need to offer nutritional support to children and young people is commonplace for health professionals. This article explores the use and indication of nasogastric tubes (NGT) in children and young people, before explaining the process of inserting NGTs and the ongoing management of this method of nutritional support.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S12-S18
Number of pages7
JournalBritish Journal of Nursing
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jul 2021


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