Audit of nasogastric feeding at home

  title={Audit of nasogastric feeding at home},
  author={Katherine Kenyon Henderson and Rick McLean},
Nasogastric (NG) feeding is indicated for short term use – <4 weeks. The numbers of patients at home on NG feeding is increasing each year. This audit aimed to establish the number of patients on NG feeding at home, length of time on NG feeding, problems associated with NG feeding at home and clinical outcomes. Within Lothian there are currently 317 patients on home enteral tube feeding (HETF). The Community Enteral Nutrition Team received 193 new HETF referrals between April 2010 and March… CONTINUE READING

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