A gastric tube (G-tube or gastrostomy) is a surgical opening into the stomach, in this case to insert a flexible feeding tube through the abdominal wall and into the stomach to allow direct delivery of adequate nutrition. A gastric tube is sometimes referred to as a PEG (percutaneuos endoscopic gastrostomy). A nasal feeding tube (also called nasogastric tube) is one that goes through the nose and down into the stomach.
Neverwith suitable user-friendly wording. See the introduction for more information and alternative ways to collect this item.
Specifies whether the individual is currently using or has ever used a feeding tube for feeding due to their neuromuscular condition. If the value is
Sometime, one or more instances of the record
Feeding tube usage episode should be provided to specify details.
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This is currently the case
This has previously been the case, but is not currently
This has never been the case, neither previously nor currently
This has been the case at some time, but it is unknown whether it is currently the case
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This is currently not the case, but it is unknown whether it has previously been the case
This is an episode record: For each record instance, the following dates must be captured:
Start date: The month and year when the condition described by the record started to hold, if known
Stop date: The month and year when the condition ceased to hold, if applicable and known
Ongoing date: The month and year on which the condition was known to hold, if applicable
See the introduction for more information.
Episode that describes current or previous usage of a feeding tube for feeding due to the individual's neuromuscular condition. The start, stop and ongoing dates of this record apply to the feeding tube usage of the type specified in
Feeding tube usage type. If the individual switched from one type of usage to another, two record instances must be provided.