Hospital to home2020-05-01T15:46:05+10:00

Hospital to home

Patient information videos

We know it’s sometimes difficult to remember all the information you’re given at hospital, so we’ve created these videos to demonstrate how to administer medication and continue hospital cares at home.

You can watch demonstration videos on giving medication, managing a feeding tube, managing a stoma, looking after vascular access devices, home chemotherapy and taking care of yourself.

If you have any questions be sure to ask your healthcare team.

 We wish to thank all the staff and patients of the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital who gave so generously of their time and experience to help with the production of these videos.

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Administering medications

Applying a Pain Patch

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Breaking an Ampoule or Plastic Vial

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Crushing Tablets

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Dispersing Tablets and Capsules

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Giving a Subcutaneous Injection

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Giving Esomeprazole Through a Feeding Tube

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Giving Medication Through a Feeding Tube

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Measuring Liquid Medication With a Dosing Cork or Adapter

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Measuring Liquid Medication With a Syringe

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Managing feeding tubes

Caring for Your Feeding Tube at Home

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Managing stomas

One Piece Appliance Change

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Two Piece Appliance Change

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Caring for vascular devices

Caring For Vascular Access Devices – The Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)

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Caring For Vascular Access Devices – The Peripherally Inserted Venous Cannula (PIVC)

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The Tunnelled Central Venous Access Device

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The Totally Implanted Vascular Access Devices (Port)

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Intravenous chemotherapy at home

Ambulatory Infusion Pump (CADD)

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The Infusor Pump

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Self care

Food Safety Guidelines

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Infection Safety

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Measuring Blood Glucose Levels

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Mouth Care

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Links to Blood Glucose Monitoring Machine demonstrations

Abbott Diabetes care

Ascensia Diabetes Care

Roche Diabetes Care

End of life care

Mouth care

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eviQ.org.au. (2019). 1920-CADD®-Solis VIP Pump. eviQ. [online]. Retrieved from: https://www.eviq.org.au/patients-and-carers/patient-information-sheets/1920-cadd-solis-vip-pump [Accessed 6 Jun. 2019]

eviQ.org.au. (2019). 3078-GP fact sheet – common chemotherapy side effects. eviQ. [online]. Retrieved from: https://www.eviq.org.au/clinical-resources/health-professional-fact-sheets/3078-gp-fact-sheet-common-chemotherapy-side-effe  [Accessed 23 May. 2019].

eviQ.org.au. (2019). 3098-Infection during cancer treatment. eviQ. [online]. Retrieved from: https://www.eviq.org.au/patients-and-carers/patient-information-sheets/3098-infection-during-cancer-treatment [Accessed 23 May 2019].

eviQ.org.au (2016). 3099-Mouth problems during cancer treatment. eviQ. [online].Retrieved from: https://www.eviq.org.au/patients-and-carers/patient-information-sheets/3099-mouth-problems-during-cancer-treatment  [Accessed 23 May 2019].

eviQ.org.au. (2019). 3338-Infection during cancer treatment. eviQ. [online] Retrieved from: https://www.eviq.org.au/patients-and-carers/patient-information-videos/3338-infection-during-cancer-treatment  [Accessed 23 May. 2019].

Global Enteral Device Supplier Association (2016). Position Statement Supporting ENFit® Low Dose Tip Syringe. Stayconnected.org. Retrieved from: http://stayconnected.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/GEDSA-Low-Dose-Tip-position-statement-817-FINAL.pdf [Accessed 9 June 2019].

Global Enteral Device Supplier Association (2016). Preparing and Administering Medication using ENfit®. Procedure for Use in the Inpatient Setting.Stayconnected.org. Retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVnhzwOTTkk [Accessed 9 June 2019].

Global Enteral Device Supplier Association (2016). Reducing the Risk of Medical Device Tubing Misconnections. ENFit® Low Dose Tip Syringe Review. Stayconnected.org. Retrieved from: http://stayconnected.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/GEDSA-Low-Dose-Syringe-End-User-LDT-Preso-FINAL.pdf [Accessed 9 June 2019].

Global Enteral Device Supplier Association (2017). Procedure for Inpatient Settings: Preparing and Administering Medications Using ENFit®.Stayconnected.org. Retrieved from: http://stayconnected.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/medication-administration-poster.pdf [Accessed 9 June 2019].

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Medicina Limited (2018). Enteral Feeding Guidelines. Medicina.co.uk. Retrieved from:  https://medicina.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Enteral-feeding-guidelines.pdf [Accessed 9 June 2019].

Mims Australia (2018). Durogesic Transdermal System Consumer Medicine Information. Mims Online. Retrieved from: https://www-mimsonline-com-au.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/Search/CMI.aspx?ModuleName=Product%20Info&searchKeyword=durogesic&PreviousPage=~/Search/QuickSearch.aspx&SearchType=&ID=37940001_2 [Accessed 30 April 2019].

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RBWH (2018). Guide for using ENFit® for Medication Administration via ORAL & ENTERAL routes- ORAL administration of LIQUID medications. [Accessed 9 June 2019].

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RBWH Policy #000259. Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation and Infusion Management – Adult and Paediatrics . Retrieved from: http://hi.bns.health.qld.gov.au/RBH/policies/procedures/000259.pdf [Accessed 23 May 2019].

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Society of Hospital Pharmacists (2018). Morphine in Don’t Rush to Crush. SHPA. Retrieved from: https://www-mimsonline-com-au.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/Search/DNC.aspx?ModuleName=Product%20Info&searchKeyword=morphine&PreviousPage=~/Search/QuickSearch.aspx&SearchType=&ID=3380001_2 [Accessed 30 April 2019].

Society of Hospital Pharmacists (2018). Pancreatic Enzymes in Don’t Rush to Crush. SHPA. Retrieved from: https://www-mimsonline-com-au.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/Search/DNC.aspx?ModuleName=Product%20Info&searchKeyword=pancrelipase&PreviousPage=~/Search/QuickSearch.aspx&SearchType=&ID=51960001_2 [Accessed 30 April 2019].

Society of Hospital Pharmacists (2018). Prednisolone in Don’t Rush to Crush. SHPA. Retrieved from: https://www-mimsonline-com-au.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/Search/DNC.aspx?ModuleName=Product%20Info&searchKeyword=prednisolone&PreviousPage=~/Search/QuickSearch.aspx&SearchType=&ID=28310001_2 [Accessed 30 April 2019].

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Feedback

It would help us if you could complete this survey to provide feedback on the videos. We’ll use this feedback to evaluate whether the videos have been helpful to you at home. Thank you for your time and participation.