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MSNJ1204 - Maintaining Placement of Temporary Enteral Feeding Tubes in Adults: A Critical Appraisal of the Evidence 
Date:
March 2012
 
Author:
Catherine R. Stepter, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE
 

Maintaining placement of temporary enteral feeding tubes requires ongoing bedside nursing assessment. Tube placement verification is essential to detect and minimize adverse effects. A critical appraisal of current evidence and best practice recommendations regarding temporary feeding tubes is provided.