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Nasogastric tubes to suction lavage should be irrigated with what fluid when blocked?
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In brief: Doesn't matter
Most any liquid can be used to irrigate a nasogastric tube, anything that one might drink.
It could be saline solution or tap water, which may the most common ones used. But just about anything non-toxic would be fine.

In brief: Doesn't matter
Most any liquid can be used to irrigate a nasogastric tube, anything that one might drink.
It could be saline solution or tap water, which may the most common ones used. But just about anything non-toxic would be fine.
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