Swallowing difficulties protocol: medication administration

Nurs Stand. 2002 Dec 18-31;17(14-15):43-5. doi: 10.7748/ns2002.12.17.14.43.c3319.

Abstract

Following his research (Wright 2002), David Wright developed this protocol for nurses to use when administering medication to patients who have swallowing difficulties.

MeSH terms

  • Algorithms
  • Chemistry, Pharmaceutical
  • Clinical Protocols
  • Decision Trees*
  • Deglutition Disorders / drug therapy*
  • Delayed-Action Preparations
  • Drug Information Services
  • Drug Therapy / methods*
  • Drug Therapy / nursing*
  • Gastrostomy / nursing
  • Humans
  • Jejunostomy / nursing
  • Nursing Assessment
  • Solutions
  • Tablets, Enteric-Coated
  • Therapeutic Equivalency

Substances

  • Delayed-Action Preparations
  • Solutions
  • Tablets, Enteric-Coated