Can anorexia lead to tube feeding?

Answer On One Hand: Tube Feeding is One Treatment OptionAnorexia nervosa, a psychological disorder in which intentional calorie restriction results in rapid weight loss, is traditionally treated with some... Read More »

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Tube Feeding in Children?

Some children experience medical problems that result in the need for a nasogastric tube (NG) or gastrostomy tube (GT) for nutrition. Without the use of a feeding tube, your child may not meet thei... Read More »

Can you mix medications in a gastric tube feeding?

On One Hand: Recognized BenefitsGiving medications through a gastric tube is one way to ensure that a patient with little to no ability to swallow is still able to get the benefits of a drug treatm... Read More »

How to Decide on Whether or Not to Insert a Feeding Tube?

There are many different types of feeding tubes. When a person cannot eat in order to provide their body the nutrients essential to support life, their physician may suggest inserting a feeding tub... Read More »

Is tube feeding an option in patients with malnutrition?

On One Hand: Tube Feeding Is an OptionTube feeding---also called enteral feeding---is an option for individuals experiencing malnutrition, according to the Merck Manuals Online Medical Library (MMO... Read More »