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FDA concerned with misuse of feeding tubes

By |September 12, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

The FDA has issued new recommendations on using feeding tubes. In the past their have been instances where feeding tubes were being misused or misconnected with the wrong medical device that would then provide a different function than what it should have been doing.

Providers should be taking extra precautions when it comes to using feeding tubes. According to a new guide from the Food and Drug Administration, the tubes should be used with skilled care and the providers should be meeting all guidelines that have been issued by the International Organization for Standardization. These are implemented to help[…]

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