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Checklist for Preparing Patient for Placement of Enteral Feeding Tube

Purpose:

To make sure a patient is prepared for the placement of an enteric feeding tube using the checklist of McMahon et al.

Specialty:

Nutrition
Gastroenterology
Critical Care

Objective:

administration, quality of life

ICD-10:

R63.3

Description:

McMahon et al developed a checklist for preparing a patient for the placement of a long-term enteral feeding tube. The authors are from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

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