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Risk Factors of Marderstein et al for Pneumothorax After Nasoenteric Feeding Tube Placement

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Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Gastroenterology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Description:

Marderstein et al identified risk factors for pneumothorax after placement of a nasoenteric feeding tube in critically ill patients. Special care should be taken when any of these risk factors are present. The authors are from the University of Pittsburgh.

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