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Tube Feeding

Programs that provide total nutritional requirements for people who are unable to take food orally utilizing a tube that delivers liquid nutrients directly into the GI tract. The tube can be placed into the nose and threaded into the stomach, duodenum or jejunum; or can be placed surgically into the stomach (gastrostomy) or the small intestine (jejunostomy).

Taxonomy Code: LT-8300.8500

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