Chapter 12. Miscellaneous Routes of Medication Administration

  1. Philip Jevon RN, BSc(Hons), PGCE Resuscitation Officer Clinical Skills Lead Honorary Clinical Lecturer2,3,
  2. Elizabeth Payne BSc(Hons), MSc, MRPharmS Deputy Director4,
  3. Dan Higgins RGN, ENB 100, ENB 998 Senior Charge Nurse Critical Care Consultant Honorary Lecturer Visiting Clinical Lecturer3,5,6 and
  4. Ruth Endacott RN, DipN(Lond), MA, PhD Professor7,8
  1. Matthew Aldridge RN, RNT, MA(Ed), BSc(Hons), FHEA Senior Lecturer Faculty of Health

Published Online: 10 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319750.ch12

Medicines Management: A Guide for Nurses

Medicines Management: A Guide for Nurses

How to Cite

Aldridge, M. (2010) Miscellaneous Routes of Medication Administration, in Medicines Management: A Guide for Nurses (eds P. Jevon, E. Payne, D. Higgins and R. Endacott), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319750.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Manor Hospital Walsall, UK

  2. 3

    University of Birmingham, UK

  3. 4

    Education, Training and Staff Performance, Manor Hospital, Walsall, UK

  4. 5

    University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  5. 6

    Resuscitation Services UK

  6. 7

    University of Plymouth, UK

  7. 8

    La Trobe University, Australia

Author Information

  1. Birmingham City University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181631

Online ISBN: 9781444319750

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Keywords:

  • miscellaneous routes of medication administration;
  • British National Formulary (BNF);
  • administration of medication via eye;
  • five Rs of medication administration-prescription chart and packaging;
  • administration of medication via nasal route;
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD);
  • pressurised metered dose inhalers (PMDIs);
  • administration of medicines per rectum

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning Outcomes

  • Administration of Topical Drugs (Local and Systemic)

  • Administration of Medication via the Ear

  • Administration of Medication via the Eye

  • Administration of Medication via the Nasal Route

  • Administration of Inhaled Medication

  • Administration of Medicines Per Rectum

  • Administration Of Medication Per Vagina

  • Administration of Medication via the Sublingual and Buccal Routes

  • Administration of Medication via the Intraosseous Route

  • Administration of Medication via the Intrathecal Route

  • Conclusion

  • References