16-17 NOVEMBER 2023

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Can’t stomach emergency nutrition? Practical skills for feeding tube placement

18 Nov 2022
Wet Labs (Gallery Suite 6)

Assisted feeding is required to provide adequate nutritional requirements for critically ill patients. In this workshop you will learn when to consider and which are the advantages of oesophagostomy tube placement, what are the contraindications and complications, and what type of food and how to calculate a feeding plan for your patient. A step-by-step technique will be presented, and you will have the opportunity to practice the technique and ask for any questions or assistance that you may need.

  • - Indications and contraindications of enteral nutrition
  • - Oesophagostomy tube placement technique
  • - Complications associated with oesophageal tubes