Drug Administration via Enteral Feeding Tubes | MedicinesCompleteRebecca White and Vicky Bradnam. London, UK: Pharmaceutical Press. Enteral feeding tubes are increasingly used to administer medications in the acute care, community care, and long-term care settings for patients receiving nutritional support. Medication administration through a feeding tube can present a number of challenges, including obstruction of the access device as well as the risk of decreased bioavailability of the medication due to interactions or delivery beyond the appropriate segment of the gastrointestinal tract. In addition, this form of administration is frequently outside of the product labeling.
Handbook of Drug Administration via Enteral Feeding Tubes
Equipment used is also presented and diagrammed for easier understanding. Issue Section:. Preparation steps and formulations are included and the information is well documented. Entetal title.
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Hospital Pharmacy. It is written for any healthcare practitioner who Oxford Academic. Keyword: administration of drug or medicament via enteral tube. Drug Administration via Enteral Feeding Tubes is recognised and trusted world-wide as the only source of guidance on this high-risk area of practice.
This new edition covers over drugs and includes 29 new monographs. It aims to support safe and effective prescribing by providing practical recommendations on the administration of drugs via enteral tubes. Information in the book comes from pharmaceutical companies, published information which is limited , and research undertaken largely by pharmacists. The introductory chapters cover technical and pharmaceutical issues with tubes, drugs and administration, as well as tube blockage, drug errors and occupational exposure. The monographs list UK formulations and relevant data for each drug.
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