Tech-Enteral Tubes (Pharyngostomy Tubes)
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What are pharyngostomy tubes used for?
What is a contraindication for this tube?
What are some complications once placed?SATN
- tube dislogment
- not tolerated well and should be avoided
Where does this small rubber tube enter?
through the skin in a small incision of the neck
The tube enters the esophagus through the
What does this allow?
food bypasses the mouth and enters into the stomach
What do you use to locate and mark the incision site?
This hemostat is placed between what?HE
How is the tube measured?
angle of mandible to 8th or 9th rib
The pre-measured tube is then placed through the incision and redirected towards where?
After the tube has been placed into the esophgus what is done?
the tube is sutured in place using a chinese fingertrap pattern
What is done after the suture?
an iodine sponge is placed around the incision site
What is done after the sponge?
the neck is wrapped and the tube is capped
The animal is fed with a syringe how many times a day?
The food is high in protein and mixed with what?
What would you like to do?
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