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The new nasogastric tubes: implications for neonatal practice
  1. V Jamalpuri,
  2. P Smith,
  3. J Lilley
  1. Neonatal Unit, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK
  1. Dr Vijayanand Jamalpuri, Neonatal Unit, Level 5, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth PL6 8DH, UK; vjamalpuri{at}

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We would like draw attention to some potential problems related to the National Patient Safety Agency’s recommendation to replace all existing nasogastric tubes with the new Medicina (Bolton, UK) tubes.1 This recommendation has been made because of the potential for errors while administering intravenous drugs via a nasogastric tube based on problems …

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