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True or FALSE
With the enteral route drugs can be administered by oral, rectal, PEG, or NG method

True

1

What is are the disadvantages of using the oral route

Has a slow and least dependable rate of adsorption.

2

List the enteral dosage forms

Capsules, lozenges, tablets, elixir, emulsion, suspension, syrups, suppositories

3

Tablets can be?

Enteric coated or scored/grooved

4

True or False
Enteric coated tablets can be crushed

False. NEVER CRUSH

5

Complete the sentence
All suppositories are ______ orders

Doctors

6

An elixer contains

Alcohol, drug and water

7

How long does one leave in an suppository?

30 min

8

Emulsions are?

Either water in oil or oil in water

9

For infants how does a nurse give liquid meds?

Give most important ones first, never dilute unless told to, make sure baby is alert, elevate head 30 degrees

10

After giving meds through a tube how long does a nurse wait to turn on suction?

30 min

11

In peg tube if the residue is at what the nurse should hold.

100

12

If an NG tube is attached to a suction

Clamp for 30min

13

The head of the bed for medications via PEG o NG should be

Atleast 30 degrees

14

How long can an enteral formula be left standing open with a fridge?

24hours

15

What position a patient should be in for an enema?

Side lying

16

What position is good for a patient on an intermittent tube feeding?

Semi fowler's or right side for 30-60 mins

17

List the equipment used for enteral administration.

Unit dose packaging (single dose)
Soufflé cup
Medicine cup
Medicine dropper
Teaspoon
Oral syringe
Nipple