This book covers the technical, practical and legal aspects that you should consider before prescribing or administering drugs via enteral feeding tubes.
Published in conjunction with the British Pharmaceutical Nutrition Group, the Handbook of Drug Administration via Enteral Feeding Tubes furnishes you with the background knowledge toinform clinical decision making as well as providing over 400 drug monographs.
This new edition features:
- 29 brand new monographs
- 404 updatedmonographs
- a brand new chapteron medicines optimisation.
An essential resource for pharmacists, doctors, nurses, dieticians in hospitals, community pharmacists, GPs and anyone else involved in administering drugs to patients with limited GI access.
This book supports the safe and effective prescribing and administration of drugs via enteral feeding tubes.
2. Types of enteral feeding tubes
3. Flushing enteral feeding tubes
4. Restoring and maintaining patency of enteral feeding tubes
5. Drug therapy review
6. Choice of medication formulation
7. The legal and professional consequences of administering drugs via enteral feeding tubes
8. Health and safety and clinical risk management
9. Syringes and ports
10. Defining interactions
11. Medicines optimisation
Individual drug monographs