That fact that tube feeding is contraindicated in advanced dementia can sometimes feel like the biggest open secret in the medical world. Now that Emily Tricarico has introduced the SEGUE model of how to dialogue with our medical colleagues, we have to be sure to say something worthwhile. Educating physicians about the risks associated with tube feeding and dispelling the (numerous) misconceptions is an admirable goal, and Emily is here to arm us with the facts and position papers to do it!

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