Did you know…?
Feeding tubes can become dislodged. Patient factors linked to dislodgement include confusion or delirium, which can lead the patient to dislodge or remove the tube manually. 
Nasal or orally placed tubes are especially prone to patient removal because they may cause nares discomfort and a tube sensation in the pharynx.
- Schallom, Marilyn. “How to Recognize, Prevent, and Troubleshoot Mechanical Complications of Enteral Feeding Tubes.” American Nurse, 23 July 2020.