The first menstruation and the start of menstrual cycles.
The care of aging people
The study of the aging process
Difficulty (dys) swallowing (phagia)
The swelling of body tissues with water.
A measuring container to fluid
A substance that is ingested, digested, absorbed, and used by the body.
The processes involved in the ingestion, digestion, absorption, and use of foods and fluids by the body.
Giving nutrients into the gastro-intestinal (GI) tract (enteral) through a feeding tube.
The number of drops per minute (gtt/min) or milliliters per hour (ML/hr)
A dcotro inserts a feeding tube through a surgically created opening (stomy) in the stomach (gastro); stomach tube
The process of giving a tube feeding
A feeding tube inserted into a surgically created opening (stomy) in the Jejunum of the small intestine.
A feeding tube inserted through the nose (naso) into the small bowel (enteral)
Naso-gastric (NG) tube
A feeding tube inserted through the nose (naso) into the stomach (gastro)
Giving nutrients through a catheter inserted into a vein; para mens beyond; enteral relates to the bowel.
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube
A feeding tube inserted into the stomach (gastro) through a small incision (stomy) made through (per) the skin (cutaneous); a lighted instrument (scope) is used to see inside a body cavity or organ (endo).