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Method of Metheny et al for Chemical Analysis of Feeding Tube Aspirates to Determine Feeding Tube Placement in Adolescents and Adults

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Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Gastroenterology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Metheny et al analyzed enteral feeding tube aspirates to help determine the location of the feeding tube tip. This can help determine if tube placement is appropriate. The authors are from Saint Louis and Washington Universities in Missouri and Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland.

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