Gastrointestinal Access For Enteral Nutrition And Decompression
August 1, 2011
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This document was written to be used as a practical guideline for the health care providers involved in creating and maintaining percutaneous gastroenteric access in adult patents, and covers the following topics: (i) patient selection, (ii) preprocedure evaluation, (iii) technical aspects of the procedures, and (iv) maintenance of the access. Quality assurance outcome measures for these processes, such as indications, success rates, and complication rates, are reported in this document.
Female, Male, Adult, Older adult
Health Care Settings
Hospital, Long term care, Operating and recovery room
Dietician nutritionist, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant
Assessment and screening, Prevention, Management
D005762 - Gastroenterology
enteral nutrition, gastrointestinal
Multidisciplinary Practical Guidelines for Gastrointestinal Access for Enteral Nutrition and Decompression From the Society of Interventional Radiology and American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute, With Endorsement by Canadian Interventional Radiological Association (CIRA) and Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE)Itkin, Maxim et al.
Gastroenterology, Volume 141, Issue 2, 742 - 765