Prep-4-RT: A guide to preparing (prehabilitation) for radiotherapy for people with head and neck cancer cancer and their carers.
Many people with head and neck cancer require tube feeding at some point during their radiotherapy treatment in order to make sure they are getting the nutrients and sustenance that they need. Watch the video below to hear about the types of feeding tubes, benefits of having a feeding tube, experiences of people who had had feeding tube before, expert advice from dietitian, Kate Graham.
Find out more:
- How do I do that again? (eviQ Education): Information to help you remember how to administer feeds via a PEG, NGT, medications via a feeding tube, how to thicken fluids and laryngectomy care.
- Nutrition and Speech Pathology Patient and Carer Information & Resources (Peter Mac).
- Information sheet: Caring for your nasogastric tube
- Information sheet: Caring for your gastrostomy tube
- Information sheet: Administration of a bolus feed
- Information sheet: Administration of a gravity feed
- Information sheet: Administration of a pump feed
- Information sheet: Caring for your formula and equipment
- Information sheet: Troubleshooting
- Information sheet: What to do if your feeding tube has moved or fallen out