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articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A
nasogastric tube is used for feeding and administering drugs and
other oral agents such as activated charcoal. For drugs and for
minimal quantities of liquid, a syringe is used for injection into
the tube. For continuous feeding, a gravity based system is
employed, with the solution placed higher than the patient's
stomach. If accrued supervision is required for the feeding, the
tube is often connected to an electronic pump which can control and
measure the patient's intake and signal any interruption in the
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