Routine Evaluation of Gastric Residuals: A Clinical Necessity or a Nuisance

Recorded Webinar

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This presentation will examine the common practice of routinely aspirating and evaluating gastric residuals prior to feeding in very low birth weight infants. Potential risks and benefits of routinely evaluating gastric residuals will be discussed including the latest research regarding this procedure.

Learning objectives:

  • Examine risks and benefits of routine aspiration of gastric residuals
  • Discuss the evidence for performing routine aspiration of gastric residuals


1 Hour 0 Minutes
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Credit Hours

  • Nursing - 1.0 Contact Hour

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