Administration of oral medication – liquid

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Liquid medications have many uses including:

  • Paediatric clients
  • For use with PEGs and nasogastric tubes
  • Clients with swallowing difficulties

Great care needs to be taken in measuring oral liquids. Only oral dispensing devices should be used for measuring and dispensing, i.e. not a syringe.

To complete this module you will require either a:

  • MIMS
  • Australian Handbook
  • Manufacturer’s guide
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