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2013-08-18 23:01:15

Transparency Market Research published new "Enteral Feeding Devices Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, and Forecasts 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/enteral-feeding-devices-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 18, 2013 According to Transparency Market Research “Enteral Feeding Devices Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends Analysis, and...

2013-08-07 23:21:26

A Illinois InventHelp® client has invented The Ram Extension Set Safety, which is being submitted to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 "My daughter needs to use a feeding tube, so I’m concerned about her becoming hurt or uncomfortable due to pulling on the tube," said an inventor from Skokie, Ill. "This inspired me to create a prototype of an accessory that prevents such a problem." The Ram Extension Set Safety promotes safety for a...

2013-04-15 10:55:00

Additional fluoroscopic and CT views can substantially reduce complications that occur during percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy, a procedure used for patients who require a gastric tube for nutritional support. "In a study of 146 patients, we saw a major complications rate of 5.9%," said Dr. Erich Lang, of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, in Brooklyn, NY and lead author of the study. Major complications included organ injury with hemorrhage and colonic perforation, he said. Minor...

2013-02-13 17:56:19

CU Cancer Center study shows the best way is not the preferred way About 60 percent of pediatric cancer patients experience malnourishment during treatment. At that point, patients and families have a choice: tube feeding or IV nutrition supplement. Which would you choose? A study published this week in the Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing shows that families' perceptions, especially of the discomfort of tube feeding, leads to choosing IV over tube — despite the fact that tube...

2012-05-14 21:10:36

A new study led by Brown University researchers reports that percutaneous endoscopic gastric (PEG) feeding tubes, long assumed to help bedridden dementia patients stave off or overcome pressure ulcers, may instead make the horrible sores more likely to develop or not improve. The analysis of thousands of nursing home patients with advanced dementia appears in the May 14 edition of the Archives of Internal Medicine. "This study provides new information about the risks of feeding tube...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.