Patient and Family Caregivers’ Experiences of Living With a Jejunostomy Feeding Tube After Surgery for Esophagogastric Cancer

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Halliday, V. ; Baker, M. ; Thomas, A.L. ; Bowrey, D. (2017)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Journal: JPEN. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, volume 41, issue 5, pages 837-843 (issn: 0148-6071)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1177/0148607115604114, pmc: PMC5534339
  • Subject: Original Communications | enteral nutrition | enteral access | home nutrition support | oncology | nutrition support practice | surgery

BACKGROUND: Jejunostomy feeding tubes (JFTs) can be used to provide nutrition support to patients who have had surgery for esophagogastric cancer. Although previous research reports how patients cope with a gastrostomy tube, little is known about the impact of having a ... View more
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