NCLEX RN Practice Question # 576

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 576.



Types of tubes

Levin tube

  • Single-lumen nasogastric tube
  • Used to remove gastric contents via intermittent suction or to provide tube feedings

Salem sump tube:

A Salem sump is a doublelumen nasogastric tube with an air vent (pigtail) used for decompression with intermittent continuous suction.

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