Nursing Intervention of Aspiration Complicated by Enteral Nutrition in Elderly Patients
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Objective To investigate nursing measures for enteral nutrition complicated aspiration in elderly patients and countermeasures to prevent aspiration. Methods Select 68 elderly patients who received enteral nutrition therapy in our hospital from January 2016 to January 2017. The patients were divided into control group and observation group. The number of patients in each group was 34. The control group was treated with routine nursing method. And the observation group was treated with quality nursing management. The incidence of aspiration and aspiration pneumonia was observed and compared. Results The incidence of aspiration (2.94%) and the incidence of aspiration pneumonia (0%) of the observation group were significantly lower than that of the control group (the incidence of aspiration and aspiration pneumonia were 29.41% and 20.59%, respectively), statistically significant (P <0.05). Conclusions The clinical effect of quality nursing management intervention for elderly patients with enteral nutrition is better, and it can effectively prevent the occurrence of aspiration. At the same time, after the occurrence of aspiration, immediately take the appropriate care measures, aspiration pneumonia can be effectively prevented.
Elderly patients, Aspiration, Enteral nutrition.