Abstract:size it was. 58(82%) patients used their tube to administer medication daily. Volume of water used to flush the EFT after feed, before medication and between medications was varied, 15 of 21 paediatric and 9 of 49 adult respondents did not flush the tube before medication administration. Analgesics, proton pump inhibitors and laxatives were the most commonly administered medication. Omeprazole and lansoprazole were most commonly associated with tube blockage, this was reported by 11(58%) of the 19 patients tak… Show more
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