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Spanish to English translations [PRO] Medical - Medical (general) / abbreviations
Spanish term or phrase:caida libre
This is in the description of a patient with a nasogastric tube. The nurse's note says:
"SNG *caida libre* [I think I'm reading the handwriting correctly] dando bilioso claro [not sure about this handwriting] ... " I think I've seen this "caida libre" in the nursing notes elsewhere in this document. [SNG = sonda nasogásrica]
I don't find "free fall" in this context in English. How would you translate "caida libre" in this case (and what does it refer to)?