|Apr 1, 2015 . EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Misplaced nasogastric and percutaneous endoscopic
gastrostomy tubes pose a serious threat to patient safety and a . Nasogastric tubes are widely used in the world's hospitals, yet in spite of fierce. Maurice Murphy died in hospital as a result of a misplaced nasogastric tube.Jul 22, 2016 . This alert highlights patient safety incidents involving the misplacement of
nasogastric and orogastric tubes. It is directed at trust boards, or their . However, nasogastric feeding, as with any clinical treatment, carries risks.
Nasogastric feeding into a tube misplaced into the lungs instead of the stomach
can . Lo, J.O. et al (2008) Diagnosis and management of a misplaced nasogastric tube
into the pulmonary pleura. Archives of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck . Apr 6, 2011 . A case of pneumothorax following nasogastric tube insertion in a 63-year-old. .
Long-term placement of a nasogastric tube is associated with . May 18, 2010 . Auscultation is most often used at the bedside to check for appropriate placement
of a nasogastric tube. Sound generated by air blown through . Objective: Insertion of a nasogastric tube, though a common clinical procedure,
can procedures that introduce more objectivity to the enteric tube placement.NG tube misplacement - Looped. The tube passes below the level of the carina
and does not follow the course of the right or left bronchi; The tube is, therefore, . Page 4 of 14 WHSCT Reducing the Harm Caused by Misplaced Nasogastric. &
Orogastric Feeding Tubes Policy. Introduction. Nasogastric (NG) tube feeding is .
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