How to Prime Tube Feeding Bag

Priming the bag for use in an Infinity® pump

When preparing for a tube feed, one of the first steps is to do something called “priming the line” or “priming the bag”. What this refers to is filling the tubing of the feed bag with the liquid nutrition that is going to be fed. This way there isn’t air being introduced into the patients GI tract. But did you know there is more than one way to prime the bag? Some of them are faster than others. Continue reading “How to Prime Tube Feeding Bag”