Definition of nasogastric in English:


Line breaks: naso|gas¦tric
Pronunciation: /ˌneɪzəʊˈgastrɪk


  • 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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