Paediatric nurses' knowledge and practice of mixing medication into foodstuff.

  title={Paediatric nurses' knowledge and practice of mixing medication into foodstuff.},
  author={Gazala Akram and Alexander Balfour Mullen},
  journal={The International journal of pharmacy practice},
  volume={20 3},
OBJECTIVE To investigate paediatric nurses' knowledge and understanding of potential drug stability issues caused by mixing medication into foodstuff. METHODS Self completion of semi-structured questionnaires and face-to-face interviews. KEY FINDINGS Fourteen paediatric mental health and 16 paediatric general nurses (response rate, 71%) were investigated. With the exception of one nurse, all others reported they had modified oral dosage forms, or had mixed medication with food, prior to… CONTINUE READING

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