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Nutritional support

Nutritional support for children and young people: nasogastric tubes

NGTs are usually inserted as a short- or medium-term method of feeding for CYP, as patients who require longer term support would often have a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) inserted (NHS...

Nurse-led service for children with gastrostomies: a 2-year review

The nurse specialist maintained a database of all the PEGs and primary PEG-Js inserted in paediatric patients (<18 years of age) between 4 January 2015 and 17 August 2015. All procedures were...

Impact of volunteers in the emergency department

Of the 241 questionnaires distributed, 203 were returned giving a response rate of 84.2%. Of the returned questionnaires, 151 patients were in the group in which the volunteer scheme was operating and...

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