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PEG Tubes Worsen Quality of Life in Patients Who Have Had a Stroke


Aug 15, 2005 ... In the second trial (PEG versus nasogastric feeding), patients were randomized to enteral feeding via PEG tube (n = 162) or nasogastric tube (n ...

SIGN Guideline 119: Management of Patients with Stroke ...


Poor nutritional status post stroke increases length of hospital stay and risk of ... nutritional improvement is less than with PEG feeding; that patients receive less ...

Nutrition after stroke - British Medical Bulletin


identify the optimum feeding policies for stroke patients. The influence ... after stroke? 8 Is feeding via a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) better than.

To PEG or Not To PEG - Practical Gastroenterology


Burdens and Complications Associated with PEG Tube Feeding. Wound dehiscence .... that stroke patients who received PEG placement 30 days after hospital ...

Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding ... - Patient


PEG feeding is used where patients cannot maintain adequate nutrition with oral ... in patients with acute stroke, gastrostomy feeding should be considered at 14 ...

Swallowing problems | Stroke Association


Swallowing problems are very common after a stroke. Almost ... If you're not getting enough food or water, your stroke team may talk to you about tube feeding.

Approach for PEG tube placement in stroke patients - NECC


a Patient Advocate for PEG Tube ... The feeding test-as they grandly called ... Therapies for Dysphagia After. Stroke. • Pharyngeal Electrical Stimulation.

Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) | ACG Patients


What are the medical indications for a PEG? A PEG should be ... What is the medical procedure for placing a PEG tube? ... How is a PEG tube used for feeding?

Is Inserting a Feeding Tube After a Stroke Clash with a Living Will?


Mar 9, 2015 ... My mother is a severe stroke patient. .... In my mother's case, I had a PEG tube inserted because I wanted to feed her additional nuitrients and ...

"Tube Feeding" — Right or Wrong: The Medical, Legal and Ethical ...


Apr 1, 2002 ... Patients should not be on tube feeding unless they are expected to requireit for ... Because unlike nearly every other method of feeding, PEG feeding does not ... The most common reasons are head trauma, stroke, collagen ...

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Survival Estimates for Patients with Abnormal Swallowing Studies


Of stroke patients with swallowing difficulties, 45% to 68% are dead within 6 ..... survival between patients fed via the PEG route, versus no tube feedings.

PEG tube feeding after stroke does not improve survival and may ...


May 7, 2010 ... Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding. BMJ 2010; 340 ... randomised trials which compared outcomes in stroke patients fed via

To Tube or Not to Tube - The Hospitalist


Aug 1, 2006 ... Deciding whether or not to recommend PEG tube feeding can be ... about nutrition and hydration by PEG tube will occur between patients, families, ... PEG tube feeding is a neurological disorder such as a stroke.3 PEG tube ...