Features & Benefits of Fine-Bore Long-Term Nasogastric Tubes:
These tubes are polyurethane and available from 6FR - 10FR diameters with a variety of lengths from 55cm -120cm. Some popular sizes in 8 & 10FR are also available weighted.
Typical users would be critical care areas, medical and care of the eldery units, paediatric units and also community patients.
The tubes have a male Luer lock connector which fits oral/enteral syringes and the female Luer ends of pump administration sets. They also have a male-Luer guide-wire holder allowing aspiration to confirm correct position using oral/enteral syringes.
The tubing itself is smooth and carries distance marks to reference tube position. All tubes are fully radio-opaque (20% barium sulphate compounded into the polyurethane), to confirm position with X-ray or a pH strip is included in each pouch.
The smaller sizes 6-8FR are mostly used to feed children and the larger 8-10FR tubes are used for adults. A number of lengths are available including a 10FR 120cm nasojejunal tube for small bowel feeding.
These tubes offer a safe comfortable solution for all patients requiring long-term nasogastric support.
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The Scientific division has principally concentrated on microbiology and equipment related to biotechnology research.
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