October 8, 2014

Gastrostomy Tube Not Advised for Advanced Dementia or Other Near End-of-Life Patients

(Medical Xpress) – Based on current scientific literature, gastrostomy tube (G-tube) placement or other long-term enteral access devices should be withheld or withdrawn in patients with advanced dementia or other near end-of-life conditions, according to a special report published today … Read More

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