New Guidebook on Enteral Medication Administration

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Clinicians with EN patients will find ASPEN’s Guidebook on Enteral Medication Administration an essential resource. It’s the only US book specifically targeting medication delivery via feeding tubes.

With the ongoing ENFit® transition, all care providers need to know how to give medications via feeding tubes. The easy-to-find information in the Guidebook will be useful to pharmacists, nurses, dietitians, and physicians involved in managing these patients.

Edited by Dr. Joseph Boullata, it is the first reference available that pulls together information from disparate sources.


KEY FEATURES AND CONTENT FOR PATIENT CARE IN ANY SETTING

The Guidebook on Enteral Medication Administration is conveniently divided into two parts.

Part 1 delivers the most current information on:

  • Enteral access devices, including new connectors to make medication administration safer
  • Drug interactions with nutrition, including tube feeding
  • Foundational principles of drug solubility and oral bioavailability
  • Recommendations for drug preparation and administration

Part 2 presents more than 160 individual drug monographs featuring:

  • Summaries of pharmaceutical and pharmacokinetic data
  • Enteral administration and nutrition considerations
  • Specific recommendations on how to prepare and administer the drug
  • References to notable trials and review articles

 Available as Spiral-bound book and eBook. Published November 2018 

 
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ABOUT THE EDITOR

A recognized expert in the field of nutrition support and nutritional pharmacotherapy, Dr. Joseph Boullata is a clinical professor in nutrition sciences at Drexel University and a clinician, most recently a pharmacy specialist with the clinical nutrition support services at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Boullata previously served as professor of pharmacology and therapeutics at the University of Pennsylvania and professor of pharmacy practice at Temple University. He has conducted research and published in the areas of nutrition, gastroenterology, and critical care, authoring more than 70 chapters and papers in peer-reviewed journals.

He received his doctorate from the University of Maryland after receiving undergraduate degrees in nutrition science from Penn State and pharmacy from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.  Dr. Boullata completed a postdoctoral fellowship in nutrition support at the University of Maryland Medical System and a clinical residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.


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