http://www.swallowingdifficulties.com/Practical advice for patients who canaˆ™t swallow tablets, their carers and healthcare professionals who administer medicines to patients with swallowing difficulties.Practical advice for patients who canÂ’t swallow tablets, their carers and healthcare professionals who administer medicines to patients with swallowing difficulties.
Patients or parents of children who can't swallow
Health care professionals requiring guidance on
how to administer medicines to patients with swallowing difficulties
or using enteral feed tubes (PEG & PEJ.
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Site provides guidance on first and second choice drugs for the Lothian, Scotland hospitals. It also contains prescribing notes, key messages on best practice, and guidance on appropriate and cost-effective prescribing.