The impact of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding upon daily life in adults.

@article{Brotherton2006TheIO,
  title={The impact of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding upon daily life in adults.},
  author={Ailsa M Brotherton and Janice Abbott and Peter J. Aggett},
  journal={Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={355-67}
}
BACKGROUND The provision of home enteral tube feeding in adults has increased in the UK. This study explored how percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding impacts on daily lives of adult patients, from the patients' and carers' perspectives. METHODS A semi-structured interview approach was developed to obtain participants' views of the impact of living with a PEG. A cross-sectional qualitative purposive sampling design was employed. Thirty-four semi-structured interviews were… CONTINUE READING

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