Did you know…?
Increased force on a syringe may indicate a clog is beginning to form in the feeding tube.
It is recommended to address a clog as soon as possible, as the longer it sits the less likely a clearing attempt will be successful.
- Actuated Medical, Inc. (2019, September 20). Syringe Force on Clogged Feeding Tubes [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://www.tubeclear.com/2019/09/30/syringe-force-on-clogged-feeding-tubes/.
- Lord, L.M. Enteral Access Devices: Types, Function, Care, and Challenges. Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 2018. 33(1): 16-38.