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Guidebook on Enteral Medication Administration
ISBN: 978-1-889622-36-1, 541 pages, Spiral Cover
ISBN-10: 1-889622-36-2
Copyright: 2019
Edition: 1st
Editor: Boullata, Joseph, PharmD, RPh, BCNSP, FASPEN, FACN
Specialties: Pharmacy , Nutrition , Drug Administration
Publisher: American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
List Price: $98.95
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Clinicians with EN patients will find Guidebook on Enteral Medication Administration an essential resource. It's the only US book specifically targeting medication delivery via feeding tubes. With the ongoing ENFit transition, all care providers need to know how to give medications via feeding tubes. The easy-to-find information in the Guidebook will be useful to pharmacists, nurses, dietitians, and physicians involved in managing these patients. Edited by Dr. Joseph Boullata, it is the first reference available that 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 include:

  • 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 individual drug monographs include:

  • Product availability information.
  • Summaries of pharmaceutical and pharmacokinetic data.
  • Reviews enteral administration and nutrition considerations.
  • 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.