"Avoid the crush": hazards of medication administration in patients with dysphagia or a feeding tube

Cornish, Patricia
March 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/29/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 7, p871
Academic Journal
Examines two medical cases on the possible hazards of medication administration in patients with dysphagia or a feeding tube. Therapeutic applications of analgesics; Errors in prescribing the drugs; Importance of the inclusion of instructions on the medication administration record that guide the nurse regarding appropriate administration of specific drugs.


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