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Suprapubic Catheter Complications: Tips and Tricks

Suprapubic catheters are a more invasive type of catheter that have specific indications. Patients typically have these long-term and may present to the emergency department with complications related to their catheters. This is a brief overview of some complications of suprapubic catheters and how to manage them.

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Troubleshooting G-tubes & J-tubes: Common scenarios / Tips & Tricks

There are many types of surgically placed feeding tubes, including both gastrostomy (G) and jejunostomy (J) tubes. Complications with these tubes are commonly seen in the emergency department and this article provides a general overview of these complications and how they can be quickly and easily managed by the emergency physician.