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  • Some editors feared that readers might connect one feeding-tube story to the other and thus find the Tribune insensitive.

    The Foie Gras Wars

  • A US tycoon has offered $1m £520,000 to the husband of a badly brain-damaged woman to stop him from removing her feeding-tube next week.


  • The $1m offer expires on Monday, 14 March, four days before Mrs Schiavo's feeding-tube is due to be removed.


  • When feeding-tube was placed in his nose, preparatory to feeding, he jumped up and said, "I'll drink it," and drank the entire contents of the pitcher.

    Studies in Forensic Psychiatry

  • The street was like a feeding-tube through which nourishment was continually being drawn into the city.

    Pelle the Conqueror — Volume 04

  • Md. feeding-tube case pits wife against mother A judge in Maryland must decide if a man who suffered severe brain damage after a heart attack should continue getting sustenance through a feeding tube at his mother's and brother's behest, contrary to his wife's instructions.

    The Seattle Times

  • The odds of a feeding-tube insertion in a hospitalized patient with advanced dementia were about 50% greater when the hospital was larger than 310 beds than in facilities with 100 beds or less, and it was 33% more common in for-profit versus government-owned facilities, reported Joan M. Teno, M., of Brown University in Providence, R.I., and colleagues. - medical news plus CME for physicians

  • Mucositis can also cause adverse affects on a variety of other health and economic outcomes, such as a risk of serious infection, the need for parenteral nutrition and narcotic analgesia, and increased hospitalization and feeding-tube placement.

    DWS Pill Scribe

  • Nancy Berlinger, a bioethics research scholar at the Hastings Center, a research institute in Garrison, N.Y., said the feeding-tube dilemma was "not a choice people tend to want to face with reference to their mother, who probably fed them at an earlier age."

    NYT > Home Page

  • He still uses a feeding-tube for ingesting liquids.

    Evening Standard - Home


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