Normal nasogastric tube position
NG tube placed on the ward level for nutritional purposes.
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The NG tube tip is satisfactorily positioned in a sub-diaphragmatic position.
The correct positioning and identification of a nasogastric tube is an essential skill for all junior clinicians.
The tube should lie in a subdiaphragmatic position.
The commonest place of malposition is an endobronchial nasogastric tube in the right main bronchus.