16 patient evaluations for Feeding Tube

Rachael
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Rachael
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: vb
I have:
ALS

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Jul 29, 2012 (Started Sep 25, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Choking on food: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Generalized weakness (asthenia): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I would be dead without this feeding tube to get my nutrients and drugs inside me. I can no longer eat, chew or swallow effectively. I also get a cool new body piercing!

  • 1 helpful mark
Navy Nurse
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Navy Nurse
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I have:
ALS

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Aug 13, 2011 (Started Dec 11, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for maintain weight: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Very easy to maintain hydration. No forcing mysef to keep taking sips.

Nov 17, 2010 (Started Dec 11, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for maintain weight: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
strapples
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strapples
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 22
Condition: Rett Syndrome 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Rett Syndrome

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Feb 20, 2011 (Started Feb 28, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Support weight gain: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily

Aug 16, 2009 (Started Feb 28, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Support weight gain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: sometimes get pain at the site.

Jan 12, 2009 (Started Feb 28, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Support weight gain: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily

Nov 17, 2008 (Started Feb 28, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Support weight gain: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: get it if you need it!

  • 0 helpful marks
Gerd-NF
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Gerd-NF
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Aug 17, 2010 (Started Aug 15, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Pic adress: http://www.gerd-nf.de.vu/bilder_icons/fuer_PLM/PEG-Sonde_und_Stoma.jpg

  • 0 helpful marks
mkrier2
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mkrier2
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I have:
ALS

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Dec 13, 2009 (Started Mar 12, 2002)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Choking on food: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: GREAT WAY TO GET PROPER HYDRATION.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
rdc59
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rdc59
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: moderate
I have:
ALS

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Nov 11, 2009 (Started Feb 06, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Support weight gain: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
wbear35
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wbear35
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: b
I have:
ALS

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Oct 26, 2009 (Started Nov 07, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: weight control
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Discomfort, None

Oct 17, 2008 (Started Nov 07, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: For me it has changed my life for the better
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Discomfort, None

  • 0 helpful marks
froginmadison
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froginmadison
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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Jun 7, 2009 (Started May 06, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Support weight gain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Choking on food: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Wayne Lampe
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Wayne Lampe
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Apr 4, 2009 (Started Oct 03, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage:

Jan 27, 2009 (Started Oct 03, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage:

Aug 23, 2008 (Started Oct 03, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage:
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
pigiron308
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pigiron308
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I have:
ALS

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Mar 28, 2009 (Started May 30, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: The gastronomy tube allows me to regulate my weight. It is changed every 3 months--a painless procedure! I had a G/J tube for about 6 months. The J tube was a constant risk for clogging--one day for 9 hours. After that I had my caregiver put everything in the G part of tube. Then I changed to a plain G tube! There are people who need a G/J tube, for medical reasons! Iam not one of those people.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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