Inappropriate formulation choices in the administration of medication to elderly patients with dysphagia in nursing homes
Serrano Santos, Jose Manuel, Wright, David J., Poland, Fiona, & Longmore, Timothy (2013) Inappropriate formulation choices in the administration of medication to elderly patients with dysphagia in nursing homes. In Dysphagia Research Society Annual Meeting, 13-16 March 2013, The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle, WA.
Inappropriate food or medication texture in patients with dysphagia is the most significant risk factor for pneumonia. Dysphagia is prevalent within care homes for the older person as it is largely found in conditions associated with ageing. This study was designed to determine the appropriateness of medication formulation choices in elderly patients with dysphagia in care homes.
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|Item Type:||Conference Item (Poster)|
|Keywords:||dysphagia, medication, swallowing difficulties, medicines management, pharmacy|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Clinical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 Springer|
|Deposited On:||01 Jun 2015 23:08|
|Last Modified:||04 Jun 2015 11:22|
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