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Nutrition

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Metabolic disorder a condition characterized by the body's inability to synthezie or process food into forms the body can use for energy, growth and development
hiatus hernia a conditon in which the upper part of the stomach, which is joined to the esophagus or feeding tube, movers up into the chest through a hole in the diaphagm
bard button feeding device place permanently in the stomach to facilitate supplemental feedings
gastrostomy tube (G-tube) a feeding tube inserted though an incision in the abdomen into the stomach
PEG tube a feeding tube inserted via endoscopy into the stomach or jejunum
jejunostomy (J-tube) a feeding tube placed through the abdominal wall into the small bowel
nasogastric tube *(NG tube) a feeding tube put through the nose into the somach
fluid retention an accumulation of fluid in body tissues or body cavities
dysphagia difficulty in swallowing
enteral feed feeding by tube directly into the gastrointestinal system
gastric suction gentle suction applied to a tube placed in the stomach to remove excessive secretions, such as saliva and gastirc juices, that tend to accumulate in the stomach after surgery or trauma because the intestine is sluggish
metablolic rate the amount of energy expended in a given period, or the physical changes that occur in the body that result in heate production. Also, determined by gender, environment, lifestyle and genetics
bowels sound present (BSP) the audible return of gastrointestinal movement or function, also called peristalsis; often charted as BSx4, meaning it sounds audible in all four abdominal quadrants
metabolism the physiological and biochemical processes that promote growth and sustain life
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