A Client who experienced a stroke

Multi A client who experienced a stroke and is now on a ventilator and receives nutritional supplements by tube feeding three times a day. The nurse checks the client for a residual volume before administering the next feeding.

What rationale supports this nursing intervention? Sele A Mixing fresh formula with older formula in the client’s stomach often causes nausea.

OB Aspiration of residual feeding is the best indicator that the tube is in the stomach. Oc Retention of feeding in the stomach increases the likelihood of regurgitation and aspiration OD The efficiency of gastric digestion should be determined by analyzing the pH of the residual feeding.

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