The Kangaroo Joey Enteral Feed and Flush Pump with Pole Clamp is a simple-to-use, precision enteral feeding pump. It is easily programmed to provide patients with either continuous or intermittent feeding, and can provide automatic flushing capability when used with Kangaroo™ Joey Feed and Flush Sets.
Purpose: To administer the prescribed nutrition at the correct client/nutrition type-formula/ rate/dose-volume/ route- GTT/JTT and frequency of administration- per Physician orders.
Critical Nursing Measures: To verify Physician Orders for the 6 R’s of administration of the prescribed nutrition- correct – client/type of nutrition-formula, rate, dose-volume, route and frequency of administration. To verify administration route correct placement- GTT/JTT air rush and gurgle. To document the type/rate/dose-volume and tolerance of the administration. To follow Physician Orders with regards to reflux precautions and documention. Per industry norms, no more than 4hrs. of nutrition should be placed in a feeding bag per administration. Change feeding sets as per Manufactures recommendations, usually every 24 hours, and flush with water to clear setup after the administration of each feeding.