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Tube/Stylet Tip Locators, Nasoenteral

Definition : Devices designed to be used in combination with a nasoenteral tube/stylet to enable visualization/detection of the tube tip location, thereby guiding the positioning/placement of the tube. These locators typically work by detecting a type of energy (e.g., a low-level, high-frequency electromagnetic field or near infrared light) that is emitted via the tip of a specially designed nasoenteral tube stylet. These devices are typically hand-held, reusable, and battery-powered. Some locators may consist of several components, such as a detector/sensor unit and a stand-alone screen that allows visualization of the tube tip/stylet.

Entry Terms : "Detectors, Nasoenteral Intubation" , "Nasenteral Tube/Stylet Tip Locators" , "Nasoenteral Feeding Tube Location Systems" , "Nasoenteral Feeding Tube Placement Systems"

UMDC code : 22818

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