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PollSeptember12013 Which is the first step when preparing to insert a nasogastric (NG) tube?  (This poll is closed.)

A. Wash hands.
 
97%
B. Apply sterile gloves
 
0%
C. Apply a mask and gown.
 
1%
D. Open all necessary kits and tubing.
 
1%

A. The first step before a procedure is handwashing. Clean gloves are used because the mouth and nasopharynx aren't considered sterile. A mask and gown aren't required. Opening all the equipment is the next step before inserting the NG tube.


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