Posted by: Pdfprep Post Date: October 17, 2020
When assessing residual volume in tube feeding, the feeding should be delayed if the amount of gastric contents (residual) exceeds:
A . 20 mL
B . 25 mL
C . 30 mL
D . 50 mL
(A) A residual volume of 20 mL is not excessive.
(B) A residual volume of 25 mL is not excessive.
(C) A residual volume of 30 mL is not excessive.
(D) Tube feedings should be withheld and physician notified for residual volumes of 50C100 mL.
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