Unblocking barriers to best care for enteral feeding patients
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Poster
- By: WONG, Grace (Western Health, Pharmacy Department)
- Co-author(s): Grace Wong
Komal Bagadia: Pharmacy Department, Western Health, Melbourne, Australia
Catherine Bethell: Staff Development, Western Health, Melbourne, Australia
Administration of medications via enteral feeding tubes (EFT) is complex. Patients can potentially experience serious harm when medications are administered inappropriately, including tube blockages, exposure to additional imaging and increasing hospital stay. At our health service, anecdotal evidence suggests inconsistencies in EFT.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.