Refill Request for Tube Feeding Supplies

To request additional enteral formula or supplies to be delivered, please email us at EnteralRefill@coramhc.com.

Nutrition – Enteral (Tube Feeding) Patient Education*

Adults

Coram care teams provide patients initial and ongoing education and support. Through the links below, you will find therapy support guides with step-by-step instructions for administering treatments at home, overviews of medical equipment, troubleshooting information, tutorials and videos. Clinical support also is available day and night, seven days a week, through our local branches.

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Print Supplements

EnteraLite Infinity Feeding Pump – Quick Reference Guide

  • A quick reference for priming and loading your disposable set (made available with permission by Nestle) 
  • Print Instructions: English | Español

EnteraLite Infinity Feeding Pump – Troubleshooting Guide

  • A troubleshooting guide for your EnteraLite feeding pump (made available with permission by Nestle)
  • English | Español

Nutrition and You – Tips for Living with a Low-profile G-tube

  • Benefits of low-profile gastrostomy tubes (G-tubes) and how they are a good option for an active lifestyle (made available with permission by the Oley Foundation)
  • English

Tube Feeding Troubleshooting Guide

  • print PDF English (made available with permission by the Oley Foundation)

Patient Education Videos

Top ^ Introduction to Your Feeding Tube

This video provides an overview of what to expect from having a feeding tube, how to clean the tube site, and how to use the feeding tube.

 

Top ^ Tube Site Care

In this video, you will learn how to clean the tube site and bolster, and how to flush the feeding tube with water.

 

Top ^ Bolus Feeding

Bolus, or syringe, feeding is the most common type of tube feeding. Learn how to administer a bolus feeding, including how much formula to use and how to flush the tube.

 

Top ^ Gravity Feeding

Learn how to administer a gravity feeding, including how much formula to use, how to control the flow of formula, and how much time you should allow for the feeding.

 

Top ^ Pump-Assisted Feeding

In this video, you will learn how to operate the pump to infuse the feeding as well as how to reduce the risk of food-borne illness.

 

Top ^ How to Take Medication Through the Feeding Tube

Learn how to administer tablet, capsule, and liquid medications through the feeding tube. Also included are important tips for safely taking medication through the tube.

 

Top ^ A Patient's Perspective

A patient shares his personal perspective about living with his feeding tube, how he adapted to his new daily routines, and how his determination and experience have helped him continue his independent and full life.

 


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