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Administering medication to adult patients with dysphagia:part 2

09 March 2010

Nursing Standard

Medication administration: part 2

This article summarises a study examining nursing practice and knowledge regarding medication administration for people who have dysphagia.

Open AccessOC24 – An algorithm proposal to oral feeding in premature infants

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Supplement

Theme: Transition of care. Introduction: Oral feeding is one of the hardest steps for premature infants after respiratory independence and is a challenge for nurses...

Management of swallowing difficulties in people with advanced dementia

01 March 2013

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Problems with eating and swallowing are recognised as features of advancing dementia and may be a sign that the person is entering the terminal phase of illness....

Supporting safe eating and drinking for people with severe and profound intellectual and multiple disabilities

24 January 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

This article outlines the difficulties that people with severe and profound intellectual and multiple disabilities may have when swallowing. The article explains the...

Nutrition and fluid management

01 April 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Management of fluid intake and nutrition is an essential component of nursing care and should be practised skilfully by all nurses and nursing students. This...
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