NCLEX RN Practice Question # 805

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 805.


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Esophagogastric tamponade tubes are used to control bleeding from gastric or esophageal varices. The suction lumens allow the evacuation of accumulated blood from the stomach or esophagus and intermittent instillation of saline to help evacuate blood or clots.

Common names of the EGTT include:

  • Sengstaken-Blakemore Tube
  • Blakemore Tube
  • Minnesota Tube

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