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The Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube: A Nurse’s Guide to PEG Tubes
MEDSURG Nursing
  • Shellie Simons
  • Ruth Remington, Framingham State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
3-1-2013
Version
Publisher's PDF
Format
PDF
Subject Categories
Nursing
Disciplines
Abstract

Nurses are primarily responsible for the care and maintenance of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes and yet their care is not often included in nursing skills textbooks. Best practice recommendations to care for a person with a PEG tube are described.

Citation Information
Shellie Simons and Ruth Remington. "The Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube: A Nurse’s Guide to PEG Tubes" MEDSURG Nursing Vol. 22 Iss. 2 (2013) p. 77 - 83
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ruth_remington/24/