Bard Button Device Bolus Feeding Tube With Straight Adapter
Bard Button Device Bolus Feeding Tube With Straight Adapter

Bard Button Device Bolus Feeding Tube With Straight Adapter

Brand/Manufacturer: BARD ACCESS SYSTEMS, INC

Bard Button Device Bolus Feeding Tube With Straight Adapter is a 10" (25.5 cm) bolus feeding tube including a clamp, straight adaptor and 60 cc (ml) syringe. It is designed to deliver enteral feeding or medication into Bard Button Replacement gastrostomy device in patients requiring long term nutritional support.

Item #DescPkgPrice 
257 18FR, (6.0mm) Each $32.75 $10.89
257 18FR, (6.0mm) 12/Pack $189.29 $138.29
259 24FR, (8.0mm) Each $32.75 $10.89
259 24FR, (8.0mm) 12/Pack $189.29 $138.29
269 28FR, (9.3mm) Each $32.75 $10.89
269 28FR, (9.3mm) 12/Pack $189.29 $138.29


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  • Instructions For Use:
    - Inspect package contents for damage. if damaged do not use.
    To administer feedings:
    - If a pump is used, verify proper pump and set connections.
    - Follow manufacturers instructions to set the pump at the prescribed feeding rate.
    - Prime feeding set or fill feeding syringe, attach to a continuous feeding tube, then prime the tube if desired.
    - Open the safe cap on the button device and insert 9degree adapter completely, using a slight twisting action and slight pushing pressure.
    - The adapter should be completely inserted to ensure a secure fit. The device is now ready for use.
    - Once started feeding will flow through the continuous feeding tube into the button device.
    - Once feeding is complete, flush the continuous feeding tube and the Bard Button Replacement Gastrostomy Device with an amount of water appropriate for the patient.
    - Remove the continuous feeding tube with a slight twisting action and slight pulling pressure.
    - Close the safety cap to keep the lumen clean, the profile cosmetically pleasing and to minimize gastrically reflux.
    - Mechanically clean the continuous feeding tube with soap and warm water and thoroughly rinse.
    To Administer Medications:
    - If medications are to be given they should be administered separately from feeding, one dose at a time.
    - The bolus feeding tube should be flushed with an amount of warm water appropriate for the patient between each medication.
    - A pharmacist should be consulted for questions about specific medications.
  • Contraindications:
    - Include use of this device with any product other than the Bard Button replacement gastrostomy device; or for indications other than delivering feeding nutrients and/or medications.
  • Warning:
    - Intended for Single Patient Use.
    - Use of this device in more than a single patient increases the risk of cross-contamination of infectious diseases between patients.
    - After use, product may be a potential biohazard.
    - Handle and dispose of in accordance with accepted medical practice and applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Precaution:
    - Too much pressure may cause the entire Button device to be pushed into the stomach or to be prematurely pulled out of the stomach.
  • Adverse Reactions:
    - May include minor wound infection or pressure necrosis at stoma site leakage of gastric contents, gastrocolic fistula and gastric separation leading to peritonitis, sepsis, and death.
    - All of these potential complications increase in likelihood with improper placement.
    - If the stoma measuring device is pulled too tightly against the stomach wall an improperly sized, i.e., too short, the replacement device may be selected.

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