TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Cornish, Patricia
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/29/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 7, p871
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
16457562

 

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