Considerations when mixing medications with Fruit, Yoghurt, Thickened Fluids
Altering dosage forms for older adults. Selina Taylor, Beverley D Glass
Don’t take your medicine with fruit juice! Dr Geraldine Moses BPharm, DClinPharm, AACPA
Crushed Tablets: Does the Administration of Food Vehicles and Thickened Fluids to Aid Medication Swallowing Alter Drug Release? Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, 17(2), pp. 207-219.
Juice interactions: What patients need to know. Maria G. Tanzi, PharmD
Fruit Juices Block Common Drugs. Daniel J. DeNoon
Potential risks resulting from fruit/vegetable-drug interactions: effects on drug-metabolizing enzymes and drug transporters. J Food Sci.
Thickening agents used for dysphagia management: effect on bioavailability of water, medication and feelings of satiety. Julie AY Cichero. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23634758
Fruit Juices as Perpetrators of Drug Interactions: The Role of Organic Anion–Transporting Polypeptides
Thickening agents used for dysphagia management: effect on bioavailability of water, medication and feelings of satiety. Julie AY Cichero
Medication alteration – Don’t Rush to Crush!
Don’t Rush to Crush – 3rd edition – Australia’s essential guide to safely administering oral medicines to people with enteral feeding tubes or swallowing difficulties. The Society of Hospital Pharmacists Australia, 2018, Australian Don’t Rush to Crush Handbook, 3rd ed. https://www.shpa.org.au/drtc3
AJP article -Nurses Benefit From Don’t Rush To Crush Training. Megan Haggan
The Nurse Path – Don’t rush to crush. Ian Miller
Can I Crush It? Jill Huntley, Clinical Pharmacist
Medication Administration Guidelines
Nursing Guidelines – Management of Medicines in Aged Care. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation. Nursing Guidelines: Management of Medicines in Aged Care. Melbourne: ANMF, 2013.
Guiding principles for medication management in residential aged care facilities. Department of Health and Ageing
Don’t Rush to Crush – 2nd edition – Australia’s most comprehensive guide to giving solid oral medicines to people who are unable to swallow. The Society of Hospital Pharmacists Australia, 2015, Australian Don’t Rush to Crush Handbook, 2nd ed