Tube with radio-opaque line, marked at 15, 16, 17 cm of infant feeding tube and 40, 50, 60cm of adult feeding tube from the tip for accurate placement.
Soft and rounded tip to prevent trauma during application.
Soft and kink resistant PVC tubing.
An option of transparent or frosted tubing.
Colour coded for size identification.
With X-ray or without X-ray.
Infant Size: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Fr/Ch.
Adult Size: 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22Fr/Ch.
In oldage, numerous medical complicationsdon't allow people the luxury of eatingfoodtypically. In order to maintain the nutritiveconditions of the body, ingestion of food is doneusingtubes which brings along some pitfalls.
With a criticalcondition of health and the possibility of losingweightfleetly of over to 20 to 30 percent in oldage if propernutritiveinput isn't supplied, the option of feeding by tubes becomes ineluctable. In conditions post trauma, surgery, stroke or madness where the case gets temporarily bloodied and won't besuitable to sit up to feedtypically, will warranttube feeding.
Some of the complicationsinvolved in the operation of these tubesinclude
• Discomfort The case will have to forcefullygetused to liquid diet. The person suffers from discomfort while beingfed through tubes since this causes ingestion of air along with the fluid leading to conformation of gas. Also, the veryfact that the tube is located in such a place causes physical discomfort as well.
• Infection Bacteria and otherdangerous microorganisms find an easyentry in to the body if the point in which the tube is fitted has a leakage.
• Congesting If the tube isn't guttedcompletelyahead and after the fluid has beenfed through it or changed periodically, clogging can affect causing reduction in the volume of fluid ingested.
• Disappointment The case doesn't get the satisfaction of havinghadfoodindeed if the nutritiveconditions are fulfilled. This leads to depression and utmostcasesdon't survive for over a time with this kind of ingestion.
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