By using the code “ordered an enteral feeding diet” as a tracer to improve medication safety for enterally fed patients.
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: LIN, Guan-Ling (Department of Pharmacy, Buddhist Tzu-Chi General hospital Taipei Branch, Taipei, China Taiwan)
- Co-author(s): Wu, Ta-Wei (Department of Pharmacy, Buddhist Tzu-Chi General hospital Taipei Branch, TAIPEI, China Taiwan)
Background: In Taiwan, pharmacists dispense medication according to what's being prescribed. However, very little information is given whether patients are fed enterally. Therefore, this group of patients might be given medication of unsuitable dosage forms. Asking physicians to document into electronic medical record whenever patients are on.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.