Radiologically Inserted Balloon Gastrostomy ( RIG ) - Integrated Care Pathway for Aftercare Days 0 – 14 Following Placement

Publication: 01/01/2010  --
Last review: 15/01/2020  
Next review: 15/01/2023  
Care Pathway
CURRENT 
ID: 1953 
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Integrated Care Pathway for the aftercare of a newly inserted Radiologically Inserted Balloon Gastrostomy (RIG)
From Day 0-14

Provenance

Record: 1953
Objective:
Clinical condition:

Insertion of RIGs

Target patient group: Patients with neck and neck cancers, Motor Neurone Disease, feeding difficulties in whom PEGs are inappropriate
Target professional group(s): Secondary Care Nurses
Allied Health Professionals
Secondary Care Doctors
Adapted from:

Evidence base

Not supplied

Document history

LHP version 1.0

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