Ryle’s Tube popularly referred to as ‘Nasogastric tube’ or NG tube is a long and narrow bore tube, made out of silicone or polyurethane, prominently used to gain access to a patient’s stomach and its contents. The Nasogastric tube is mainly used for the treatment of stroke patients with dysphagia and on patients on ventilators.
The Nasogastric tube is inserted primarily for two purposes;
Nasogastric tubes are of three types, namely;
Here are a few pointers to follow for effective nasogastric tube care at home;
It is imperative to take adequate precaution for the nasogastric tube care at home
Nasogastric tube insertion, medically referred to as nasogastric intubation, is the process of inserting a nasogastric tube through a patient’s nose, past the throat and down into the patient’s stomach. The nasogastric or Ryle’s tube insertion procedure is a detailed one and should be followed diligently to avoid any complication and discomfort to the patient. Here is the step by step Ryle’s tube insertion procedure below;
Ryle’s tube feeding is aimed towards giving nutritional support to people who are unable take their food and drink orally. Some of the supplies and equipment needed for Ryle’s tube feeding are as follows;
The following steps are involved in the Ryle’s tube feeding procedure;
After securing the above points then the feeding can take place either through a feeding bag, by a syringe or a feeding pump as advised by the doctor.
And, trained and caring nurses at Portea take all the necessary care and precaution while performing the process of Ryle’s tube insertion. Nurses help out the patient for Ryle’s tube insertion to drain the gastric contents, introduce a passage into the GI tract, obtain a specimen of the patient’s gastric contents, and decompress the patient’s stomach.
When you are using NG tube, the
When you have nasogastric intubation for feeding at home, caring nurses take the right care by providing you the necessary liquid food and water through the feeding tube. Also, skilled nurses provide you the required medication through the tube. Thus, our nursing service for Ryle’ tube insertion works towards offering the patient
So, if you need nasogastric intubation any time, simply give us a call for our excellent nursing services and one of our skilled nurses will visit you at home to ensure you benefit from smooth Ryle’s tube insertion without any concerns
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Mr. Raj Shekhar
Age 32, Chennai
My father had a surgery and required regular healthcare services. Portea has greatly helped him with their in-home healthcare services.
I would like to thank you for the nursing services arranged during the last 10 days. Appreciate your help. I would like to mention Antony (Nursing co-coordinator) for the excellent support and help.
Kudos to @PorteaMedical
for taking care of my senior citizen parents and a physically challenged sister in Lucknow at this hour of need when the existing caretaker left in the middle of lockdown ..within a day the arrangements were made can’t thank you enough! #inthistogether