Complete Tubefeeding

Complete Tubefeeding is the definitive guide for anyone living with or preparing to receive a feeding tube, and those who care for them. The author, happy owner of a feeding tube himself, combines the best and latest medical research with insights from his and others’ real-world tube feeding experiences. This helpful handbook provides comprehensive and compassionate coverage of all aspects of tube feeding and nutrition via tube, including: The different types of enteral feeding tubes, their placement, use and care, with loads of useful tips and tricks to make living with a feeding tube easy as can be. Tube nutrition, with sections on commercially available formulas as well as a detailed approach to a blended diet (sometimes known as a blenderized diet) — how to use real food for tube feeding while ensuring complete nutrition and stress-free management of blending