Swallowing disorder and drug administration

Innovative medical device for administration of crushed tablets for patients suffering from swallowing disorders and for pediatric dosage forms administration.

Swallowing disorder and drug administration

Swallowing disorders in the elderly are common and make the administration of medicines complicated, the use of crushing is then one of the solutions but is not without danger and presents risks for both the patient and the caregiver.

A study was conducted to quantify these risks: « Crushing drugs in geriatric units: An “handicraft” practice with frequent errors which imposed recommendations »

All study detail here.

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