Assessment of drug administration via feeding tube and the knowledge of health-care professionals in a university hospital


Demirkan K. , Bayraktar-Ekincioglu A., Gulhan-Halil M., Abbasoglu O.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, vol.71, no.2, pp.164-168, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 71 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/ejcn.2016.147
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION
  • Page Numbers: pp.164-168

Abstract

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: The use of drugs via feeding tube is problematic. Appropriate techniques must be used during the administration to prevent obstruction of a feeding tube, to avoid inadequate drug effects and to minimize the risk of toxicity of the given pharmaceuticals.