Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Complications occur in ~5% (range 0.5-8%) of NGTs. Pulmonary complications should be preventable and manifestations from bronchial placement inclu...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Lines and tubes (chest radiograph) - “ Lines and tubes are important components in chest radiographic evaluation. Nasogastric (NG) tube See: nasogastric tube positioning.  Correct po...”
  • Nasogastric tube positioning - “ Assessment of nasogastric (NG) tube positioning is a key competency of all doctors as unidentified malpositioning may have dire consequences, incl...”

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