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Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 1
Check Dr’s orders.Gather equip. ID
patient. Explain procedure. Assess patient’s ability to assist in re-positioning.
Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 2
* Place patient in High Fowlers position.
Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 3
*Wash hands.
Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 4
Provide privacy.
Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 5
Set up work environment: position bed, trashcan and bedside table.
Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 6
*Assess pt’s abdomen.
Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 7
Put on clean gloves.
Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 8
*Check pH for correct tube placement. Observe color of contents. Measure length of exposed tube.
Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 9
Aspirate all gastric cont.w/syringe & measure.Proceed w/feeding if residual doesn't exceed agency
policy or doctor’s orders.
Replace gastric content.
Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 10
Pull plunger from irrigation syringe and reconnect to the tube. Flush tube with 30cc sterile water or tap water.
Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 11
Wipe top tube feedingcan w/alcohol wipes. Pour ordered amount into syringe, open clamp (if applicable) and allow feeding to enter tube at a moderate rate.
Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 12
Add 30 to 60cc of water for irrigation to syringe when feeding is almost completed and allow it to run through tube.
Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 13
When syringe has emptied disconnect from tube and clamp.
Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 14
Reassess abdomen.
Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 15
*Have patient remain in High Fowlers position for 30-60 minutes.
Administering Tube Feeding per Gravity


Step 16
Remove all equipment. Remove gloves. Wash Hands.
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