Indications Needing Tube Feed:
- Unconscious patient with no swallowing/Gag reflex.
- Post-surgical procedures of Gastrointestinal system
- Inability to swallow due to disease conditions (tumor, swelling, injury, cancer)
- Surgery inside oral cavity (mouth).
- Severe trauma of head and neck
- Critical Illnesses with altered sensorium.
- Inability to tolerate oral feeds.
- Supplementation of Nutrition and fluid requirements.