ENTERAL FEEDING METHOD

For the National Neonatal Data Set - Episodic and Daily Care, ENTERAL FEEDING METHOD indicates the method used to give Enteral Feeding to the baby on the NEONATAL CRITICAL CARE DAILY CARE DATE.

Format / Length

an1

Permitted Codes

Code Description

1

Breast

2

Bottle

3

Cup

4

Nasogastric tube

5

Orogastric tube

6

Gastrostomy

7

Nasojejunal tube

8

Other

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural ENTERAL FEEDING METHODS