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Over 25 years of documented evidence concluded that between 1%- 2% of blindly placed small bore feeding tubes enter the airway UNDETECTED.
The large number of blind feeding tube placements results in unacceptable numbers of unnecessary harm to patients.
- Krenitsky, J. Blind Bedside Placement of Feeding Tubes: Treatment or Threat? Practical Gastroenterology. 2011. March; 32-42.