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Guidebook on Enteral Medication Administration [Print Only]
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Guidebook on Enteral Medication Administration


Publisher: ASPEN

Editor: Joseph I. Boullata, PharmD, RPh, BCNSP, FASPEN, FACN

ISBN print: 978-1-889622-36-1

ISBN ebook: 978-1-889622-37-8

Copyright: 2019

Publication date: 26 Oct 2018

541 Pages.  Spiral bound
Figures: 15  

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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. In addition to Part I, which covers the fundamentals of enteral medication administration, the drug monographs included in Part II include more than 160 of the most commonly prescribed oral drugs. Although this list is not meant to serve as an all-inclusive reflection of all drugs, patient populations or morbidities, its broad coverage will be useful for care of your tube-fed patients.



About the editor:

Joseph I. Boullata, PharmD, RPh, BCNSP, FASPEN, FACN (Philadelphia, PA) is an internationally recognized expert in the field of nutrition support and nutritional pharmacotherapy with more than 20 years as a clinician educator in pharmaceutical nutrition. His research interests include drug-nutrition interactions, nutrient physiology, and patient safety.  


Christel A.S. Bergström, PhD (Uppsala, Sweden)
Peggi Guenter, PhD, RN, FAAN, FASPEN (Silver Spring, MD)
Hans Lennernäs, PhD (Uppsala, Sweden)

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