Posted: July 11th, 2017

The nurse is preparing to give bolus enteral feedings via a nasogastric tube to a comatose client. Which of the following actions is an inappropriate practice by the nurse?

The nurse is preparing to give bolus enteral feedings via a nasogastric tube to a comatose client. Which of the following actions is an inappropriate practice by the nurse?

A. If bowel sounds are absent, hold the feeding and notify the physician.
B. Assess tube placement by aspirating gastric content and check the PH level.
C. Warm the feeding to room temperature to prevent the occurrence of diarrhea and cramps.
D. Elevate the head of the bed to 45 degrees and maintains for 30 minutes after instillation of feeding.

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