The NelMed G-Tube Holder was designed by the wife of a gastrostomy patient who disliked the side effects of G-Tubes being taped to her husband's skin. This holder comfortably secures G or PEG tubes in place without the need for tape, minimizing skin irritation and discomfort. The easy-access panel with grip tab combined with the belt's adjustable closure help increase patient's ability for self-care, keeping the G-Tube secure during restroom visits, sleeping, and everyday living.
The NelMed G-Tube Holder secures most enteral feeding systems (PEG tube, G-tube, J-Tube (Jejunostomy), and more) to the abdomen and helps minimize the risk of accidental pull-out in combative patients or small children. The latex free material is soft against the skin and the low profile design is discreet under clothing.
For comfort and additional security, the tube is placed through a slit on the back of the pouch to help reduce tension.
Instructions of Use:
Use under the supervision of a health care professional.
Step 1: It is recommended that a sterile drain sponge (with slit for tube entry) be placed against the skin as a buffer.
Step 2: Wrap strap around waist and comfortably secure using the hook and loop closure for adjustment.
Step 3: Slide tube through slit on pouch and position pouch over tube.
Step 4: Secure tube while not in use by coiling, then closing bottom flap over tube coil.