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nasogastric Syllabification: na·so·gas·tric
Pronunciation: /ˌnāzōˈɡastrik/

Definition of nasogastric in English:


Reaching or supplying the stomach via the nose: she had to be fed by a nasogastric tube
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  • Secondly, patients who are aspirating continue to do so even after placement of nasogastric or percutaneous gastric tubes.
  • After a focused physical examination, a nasogastric or orogastric catheter should be placed for gastric decompression to prevent further vomiting and aspiration.
  • After intubation, the anesthesia care provider empties the patient's stomach with a nasogastric tube.

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