Sentence Examples

  • Treatment for infants usually requires them to be in an intensive care unit, involving intensive respiratory support and nasogastric tube feeding for weeks or even months.
  • In extreme cases, hospitalized patients may be force-fed through a tube inserted in the nose (nasogastric tube) or into a vein (hyperalimentation).
  • The nasogastric tube is placed in the baby's nose and passes to the stomach, and formula or breast milk is delivered through the tube.
  • A nasogastric tube will first be placed through the infant's nose down into the stomach to decompress both the stomach and duodenum.
  • Sometimes additional feedings are required with the aid of a nasogastric tube to provide enough calories and promote weight gain.