Finally there is a single-source dedicated to the clinically important topic of administering enteral medication to tube-fed patients. The Guidebook on Enteral Medication Administration pulls together the available information on the foundational science that underpins the approach to enteral medication along with specific recommendations for individual medications. References to the relevant literature are included.
Highlights covered in this book:
- Enteral access devices
- Drug interactions with nutrition
- Foundational principles of drug solubility and bioavailability
- Up-to-date recommendations for drug preparation and administration
- 169 individual drug monographs
Key features of the 169 individual drug monographs:
- Provides product availability information
- Summarizes pharmaceutical and pharmacokinetic data
- Reviews enteral administration and nutrition considerations
- Outlines specific recommendations on how to prepare and administer the drug
This book is a handy reference for: pharmacists, nurses, dietitians, physicians and others involved in managing patients with an enteral access device, regardless of patient care setting.
Spiral bound (9 x 6.25")