EXERCISES, LESSON 5
INSTRUCTIONS. Answer the following exercises by writing the answer in the space
After you have completed all of these exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at
the end of the lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly,
reread the material referenced with the solution.
List three reasons why nasogastric intubation would be prescribed for a patient.
Nasogastric intubation is used when the patient has a/an ________________
stomach, __________________________ vomiting, or is suspected of ingesting
poisonous or _______________________ substances.
List three complications that can be caused by prolonged nasogastric intubation.
Before performing a nasogastric intubation, check ___________________ to be
sure the procedures should be performed.