Nasogastric tube feeding was started but symptoms persisted over the next 24 hours.
To improve her nutritional status, she received nasogastric tube feedings at night.
If a pregnant woman is so severely affected that she cannot maintain her weight, tube feeding may be required, the obstetrical group's guidelines say.
Now there's some scientific evidence that tube feeding doesn't do what everybody thinks, prolong life or make people more comfortable.
New York State law says tube feeding can be withheld only if there is clear and convincing evidence that the patient never wants it.
By contrast, tube feeding can cause suffering in dementia patients.
Several effective methods for the delivery of enteral nutritional support or tube feedings exist.
Enteral nutrition or tube feedings can be delivered at various rates.
In some cases, tube feeding may be necessary.
We agree that tube feeding should never be prescribed unless medically necessary.