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KRUUSE I Examination and Diagnostic Feeding tubes Various options exist tor feeding tubes. Factors to consider when choosing a feeding tube for a patient include the patient’s nutritional status, function of the GI tract, length of time the patient is expected to need the feeding tube, ability to tolerate anaesthesia, available hospital facilities and cost. 06 · 164 Feeding Tube Examination and Diagnostic I Feeding tube with a soft, round tip for atraumatic introduction. Including cm specifications, X-ray thread. Metric tubes have centimetre graduation starting 5 cm from the tip of the tube. Easy to determine the accurate position of the tube. Frosted surface makes lubricant superfluous. Connector fits luer syringes and syringe pumps. Connector with plug provides hygienic protection against reflux and contamination. Radiopaque line enables checking the position of the tube. The tube can be used for up to 4 weeks without losing its softness. Cat. No 350470 Description Feeding tube, CH 5 (1.7 mm), 40 cm, sterile, 10/pk Feeding Tube Cat. No 273543 www.kruuse.com Description Feeding tube, CH 5, (1.7 mm), 100 cm, 10/pk