Grâce à une préparation administrée par sonde d’alimentation, vous pourrez continuer à vous nourrir jusqu’à ce que vous puissiez de nouveau manger par la bouche. Dans la présente brochure, nous vous expliquons comment utiliser et entretenir votre sonde naso-gastrique. Vous trouverez à l’arrière de la brochure un espace servant de dossier où écrire l’information sur votre alimentation par sonde, soit les dates, la quantité de préparation, le poids, la longueur de la sonde et vos commentaires sur…
Why does my baby need a feeding tube? There may be one reason or a combination of reasons why your baby needs a feeding tube. This resource will provide information.
Babies with congenital heart defects may have poor feeding and weight gain because of congestive heart failure (CHF). Medications called diuretics may help reduce the amount of fluid in the veins and lungs.Increasing the calories in baby's milk, and finding ways to reduce baby's work of feeding can also help.
Learn what to do if your child's feeding tube becomes blocked.
Learn what hypergranulation tissue is, why it forms and how to treat it if you notice it around your child's stoma.
Learn about hypertonic salt water soaks, when they can be used and how to make your own.
Silver nitrate can be used to help remove granulation tissue around your child's stoma. Learn more about silver nitrate and how to apply it to your child.
Giving formula through a feeding tube will help keep you nourished until you are able to eat again by mouth. This pamphlet explains how to use and care for your nasogastric tube. An area on the back of the pamphlet known as the home tube feeding record is given to write down the date, formula amount, your weight, tube length, and comments about your home tube feeding. The French version of this pamphlet 1917, "Alimentation par sonde naso-gastrique à domicile", is also available.
A PEG button is a type of feeding tube that takes the place of your PEG tube. This pamphlet explains how to use and care for your button. Your GI specialist will tell you how often your button should be changed. An area on the back of the pamphlet is given to write down the type of button you have, size, the date it was inserted, and who inserted your PEG button.
A PEG tube is a type of feeding tube. This pamphlet explains why you may need a feeding tube and how the tube is inserted (put in). It provides details on how to get ready for the procedure, what to expect after the tube has been inserted, and how to care for your PEG tube at home. A list of symptoms that require medical attention, as well as where to buy supplies, is also included. A list of activities to avoid for 24 hours after sedation, along with instructions on checking your weight and or…
This pamphlet explains how to use and care for your feeding tube. A sheet is given to write down your feeding tube information. Topics include: skin care, flushing your feeding tube, giving medications through the tube, a medication record, and what to do if you have a problem with your feeding tube. A page known as the home tube feeding record is given to write down the date, formula amount, food record (if this applies to you), your weight, tube placement, tube length, and concerns you may ha…