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Publications about RightBio Metrics’ pH Indicators

Misplaced NG tubes a major patient safety risk
Healthcare Risk Management/Vol. 37/No. 4; 44-45

Safety in nasogastric tube placement through POCT
Lambert C, Hospital Healthcare Europe 2015: 108-109

Publications about using pH to confirm gastric acidity

Nasogastric Tube Placement Verification In Pediatric and Neonatal Patients
Farrington M, Cullen L, Lang S, Stewart S, Pediatric Nursing/January-February 2009/Vol. 35/No. 1

Confirming nasogastric tube position in the emergency department: pH testing is reliable.
Stock A, Gilbertson H, Babl FE, Pediatr Emerg Care 2008, 24:805-809

Hold that x-ray: aspirate pH and auscultation prove enternal tube placement.
Neumann MJ, Meyer CT, Dutton JL, Smith R, J Clin Gastroenterol 1995, 20:293-295

pH and concentrations of pepsin and trypsin in feeding tube aspirates as predictors of tube placement.
Metheny NA, Stewart BJ, Smith L, Yan H, Diebold M, Clouse RE, JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 1997, 21:279-285.

Effectiveness of pH measurements in predicting feeding tube placement: an update.

Metheny N, Reed L, Wiersema L, McSweeney M, Wehrle MA, Clark J, Nurs Res 1993, 42:324-331

Confirmation of Nasogastric Tube (NGT) Placement
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center – Best Evidence Statement (BESt) – April 2009

Following the Evidence Enteral Tube Placement and Verification in Neonates and Young Children
Patricia Clifford, MSN, RNC-NIC; Lauren Heimall, MSN, PCNS-BC; Lori Brittingham, MSN, CNS-ACCNS-N; Katherine Finn Davis, PhD, RN, J Perinat Neonat Nurs Volume 29 Number 2, 149–161

Clinical Practice Guidelines: Gastric Tube Placement Verification
ENA

A Call to Action: The Development of Enteral Access Safety Teams
Carol Kemper, PhD, RN, CPHQ; LaDonna Northington, DNS, RN, BC; Kerry Wilder, MBA, BSN, RN; and Deahna Visscher, Nutrition in Clinical Practice, Volume 29 Number 3

Verification of Feeding Tube Placement
AACN Practice Alert, 2005

Blind Placement NG Tube Safety Alert
CHA 2012