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
on Enteral Medication Administration is conveniently divided into two
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
- Foundational principles of drug solubility and
- Recommendations for drug preparation and
Part 2 presents more
than 160 individual drug monographs featuring:
- Summaries of pharmaceutical and pharmacokinetic
- 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
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.
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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