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insertion

n. the addition of language at a place within an existing typed or written document, which is always suspect unless initialled by all parties.

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Inclusion criteria for this segment of the study were (a) admission to one of five critical care units in a Midwestern medical center, (b) orders for a blind insertion of a small-bore feeding tube, (c) orders to start continuous feedings, and (d) radiographic confirmation of tube site before feedings were started.
The objective of this present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of ultrasound (US) guided radial artery cannulation as compared to the blind insertion of arterial line in intensive care unit of a tertiary care center.
Blind insertion of a GEB, routinely used to guide endotracheal intubation, has resulted in perforation of the pharyngeal wall (9) but insertion using a laryngoscope to visualise the oesophageal opening has not resulted in any trauma (1).
It also gives access to esophagus allowing blind insertion of oro-gastric tube in any position of the patient.