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A novel method to assist gastric tube insertion: a case series

Abstract

Gastric tube insertion in the intubated patient can prove both difficult and frustrating. A simple modification to the standard gastric tube and corresponding technique of insertion is described which enables directional manoeuvring of the tube tip. Experience with the technique is described in a case series of 10 patients.

  • Gastric
  • tube
  • insertion
  • technique
  • anaesthesia, rsi

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