Feeding tubes and other aids for nutrition

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INTRODUCTION

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Introduction

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Course information sheet

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Tube feeding quiz

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FEEDING PLANS – GENERAL PRINCIPLES

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Causes and effects of nutritional deprivation

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Assessment of nutritional status

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WSAVA Nutritional assessment PDF for Download

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AHAA Nutritional assessment PDF for Download

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CALCULATIONS FOR TUBE FEEDING

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Calculations of requirements

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Diet types and nutritional content

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THE FEEDING PLAN

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Deciding how you are going to provide nutrition

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Monitoring of nutritional status during tube feeding

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PDF of decision tree

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Chart of tube sizes

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NASO-OSOPHAGEAL AND NASOGASTRIC TUBE FEEDING

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General principles of naso-oesophageal and nasogastric tube feeding

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OSOPHAGOSTOMY TUBE FEEDING

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General principles of oesophagostomy tube feeding

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Placement

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GASTROSTOMY TUBE FEEDING

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General principles of gastrostomy tube feeding

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Placement via midline laparotomy

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Placement via left lateral grid approach

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Percutaneous endoscopically-place gastrostomy tube (PEG Tube)

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Percutaneous gastrotomy tube placed with gavage tube

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Low-profile gastrostomy tube

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Gastrostomy tube feeding complications

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JEJUNOSTOMY TUBE FEEDING

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General principles of jejunostomy tube feeding

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Placement via midline laparotomy

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MANAGEMENT OF TUBE OBSTRUCTION

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Tube obstruction

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REFEEDING SYNDROME

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Refeeding syndrome

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TUBE FEEDING FOR CLIENTS

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Tube feeding for clients

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Tube feeding for clients PDF

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TUBE SOURCES

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Tube sources with active links

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Dr. Charles A. Kuntz
Moorabbin Victoria Australia

Charles attended the University of Florida for undergraduate work and for his veterinary degree. He did an internship at the Animal Medical Center on the Upper East Side of New York City. Following that, he did a combined surgical residency and master’s degree in Virginia which he completed in 1994. He then did a 12 month research fellowship in cardiac surgery at Auburn University and an 18 month surgical oncology fellowship at Colorado State University. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and an ACVS Founding Fellow of Surgical Oncology. He was an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery also at Colorado State University before he started a large surgical referral hospital in Washington DC. He was on the Board of Directors for the District of Columbia Academy of Veterinary Medicine and also the Program Chair.
He started Southpaws Specialty Surgery for Animals in 2004 in Melbourne Australia. He set up the first deep radiation therapy unit for animals in Australia which is still the only one in the state of Victoria. Southpaws has grown from just Charles and a single nurse to a mega-practice with over 80 employees including 7 surgeons, 2 residents, 7 interns and over 30 nurses and receptionists. Charles has lectured internationally on topics including cancer surgery, neurosurgery, urinary surgery, orthopaedic surgery and non-cancer soft tissue surgery as well as leadership in the workplace. He has authored or co-authored over 100 peer reviewed publications, proceedings, abstracts and book chapters. He also started the SouthpawsVet youtube channel in which has pioneered live-streaming surgery in animals with over 25,000 subscribers and over 3.5 million views

Charles is married to Dr. Kate Savage, a specialist in equine internal medicine and has three sons who are all in medical school. The furry love of his life is Humphrey, a 2 year old black Labrador..