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Feeding Tubes: When Should a Feeding Tube Be Used?

The feeding of patients can encompass a wide range of problems ranging from loss of appetite to swallowing difficulties to intestinal problems to people with Dementia who are unable to eat. Dr. Mark DeLegge, Director of the Digestive Disease Center talks in detail about the different types of situations that might require a patient to use a feeding tube, how long one is required, how it’s inserted and the decision to use a tube at the end of life.

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