The Hungry Manikin

Designed by two nutrition nurses at a children’s hospital to demonstrate to parents and caregivers the technique for insertion of nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes in children. Enables users to visualize the correct positioning of nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes and buttons, and also practice the technique. Families have reported that the...

Nasco/Simulaids

Simulation

8 - 10 weeks from order

SB38896U


Designed by two nutrition nurses at a children’s hospital to demonstrate to parents and caregivers the technique for insertion of nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes in children.

Enables users to visualize the correct positioning of nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes and buttons, and also practice the technique.

Families have reported that the manikin gave them invaluable practice and increased their confidence and understanding.

Significantly improved so that fluids can be introduced into the stomach.

Transparent cover is removable and, by means of a simple connector, the stomach can be removed for cleaning.

Learn the following skills: measurement, placement, and securement of nasogastric tube; and insertion of gastrostomy tube.

Training in the following procedures is possible: aspiration of the stomach for confirming correct tube placement, measuring pH (acidity/alkalinity) of stomach aspirate, enteral feeding via nasogastric or gastrostomy tubes, and administration of liquid-based medicines.

Features:

      • Divided nasal septum
      • Gastrostomy opening
      • Movable epiglottis to demonstrate swallowing
      • Representation of lungs and esophagus
      • Transparent body - allowing trainees to observe the tube being passed


    Includes instruction manual, and carry case

    Two-year warranty

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