Living with an enteral tube

Authors: Green, S.

Conference: Solent NHS Trust Annual Conference 2019

Dates: 11 July 2019


An enteral feeding tube is a medical device which is used to provide nutrition to people who cannot obtain nutrition by mouth, are unable to swallow safely, or need nutritional supplementation. Many people living at home have a tube long-term and the use of the tubes is increasing. This short film describes the experience of living with an enteral tube day to day and draws on recently published research findings.

Source: Manual

Living with an enteral tube

Authors: Green, S.M.

Journal: PINNT Online Newsletter

Issue: 3

Pages: 13

Publisher: Patients on Intravenous and Naso-gastric Nutrition Treatment (PINNT)

Place of Publication: Dorset

Source: BURO EPrints