Enteral Rx

 

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To view and edit previously entered enteral Rx

Click on the desired date from those displayed in the treeview along the left side of the main window.

 

To enter a new enteral Rx

Click the "New enteral" icon on the toolbar or click "New/Enteral Rx" on the menubar.

 

The program will first ask you to enter a date, if data is already entered for that date you will be taken to the edit screen, otherwise, you may begin entering data for that date.

 

Navigation

Click the the "Next" and "Back" buttons to step through order entry, or click on the tabs along the top of the wizard to skip to a specific data entry point.

 

Formula tab

Select a formula from the drop down list.

Select a strength: full, three-quarters, or half.

Enter a rate and select the rate per.

Include TPN nutrients

If the patient also has a TPN on file, you may select to include those nutrients in the total.  For example, this is checked when a patient transitioning from TPN to enteral feedings.

 

Order notes tab

Enter any notes pertaining to the order, e.g., flushing instructions.  These will print on the Enteral Rx reports and optionally on the Enteral label.

 

Summary tab

Click this tab to view a summary analysis of the current eneral Rx.

 

Command buttons

Click the "Finish" button to save any changes, or the "Close" button to exit without saving.

 

 

 

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