Harm from flushing of nasogastric tubes before confirmation of placement

Source:  National Reporting and Learning System, NPSA

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Date of publication: March 2012

Publication type:  Reports

In a nutshell: This is one of 7 signals recently published on Medication safety.  It focusses on the importance of insuring that nasogastric tubes are correctly placed.  The report has been published in response to two patient deaths from wrongly sited tubes.

Length of publication:  1 web page

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