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Table 2 Nasogastric tube audit results from each hospital

From: The demonstration of a theory-based approach to the design of localized patient safety interventions

Audit information Hospital 1 Hospital 2 Hospital 3
Number of sets of notes audited 49 43 44
First line method used to check NG tube position    
   pH of aspirate from patient’s stomach 18% 11% 14%
   Patient sent for X-ray 49% 76% 40%
   Information not documented 29% 9% 9%
   N/A (placed in radiology) 4% 4% 37%