Nursing and Patient Medications

Patient Medications is the place for Licensed Nurses to discuss patient medication administration, interactions, and specifics regarding dosing. It is NOT a place for medical advice nor will it replace your medication reference material or pharmacist input. General info about meds and hospital policy can be discussed.

  1. Has anyone made a medication error and *not* get fired for it?
    by pinkiepieRN Apr 18, '13
    93
    D00D00
  2. IV Push med– do you always have to pull back for blood return?
    by missjune Apr 14
    71
    Libby1987
  3. Calculations
    Moved by Rachna89 Apr 27
  4. Narcotics disposal in home
    by SCgirl1962 Apr 18
    6
    hppygr8ful
  5. bumex vs lasix
    by iluvnoodles Mar 5, '10
    14
    NaDaNurss
  6. Administration of PRN narcs  too close to scheduled  meds??
    by pumpkinspice Apr 5
    10
    miss.amy-sue
  7. Did I imagine IV compatibility, or is it a real thing?
    by Capp Feb 9
    22
    miss.amy-sue
  8. Ketamine
    by Quinntb Apr 11
    6
    miss.amy-sue
  9. IV MED NOT INFUSED - Advice please!
    by teeroze201069 Apr 23
    2
    amoLucia
  10. Gave a med I shouldn't have given... worried about repercussions
    by tired_panda Feb 3
    55
  11. Using an older Drug Reference book
    by roboblazer Apr 16
  12. RN role and Cannabis
  13. Running cardizem drip?!
    by johndough Mar 15
    7
    AJJKRN
  14. CMA and Infusions
    by opielou22 Apr 13
  15. Order Processing Timeline Question?
    by mnRNgal08 Apr 7
  16. Injection Missed
    by Nrose6 Mar 30
    4
    MelodyNelson
  17. Miralax & thickened liquids
    by pistolchick Jul 4, '10
    9
    york
  18. Vitamins are a controlled substance?
    by Volley88 Apr 3
    19
    heron
  19. Stimulants & side effects
    by NrsngStudent7 Apr 3
    1
    traumaRUs
  20. IV Push dilution methods... Is my method wrong?
    by Axmann Mar 11
    16
    iluvivt
  21. Do you still perform skin testing prior to giving IV antibiotic?
    by plethoraldork Feb 24, '12
    28
    Kalai Sissa
  22. What is the better antiemetic zofran or phenergan?
    by Infofreak411 Jun 24, '14
    26
    dodaattie79
  23. Why is insulin drawn clear to cloudy?
    by Cell-Nurse Aug 13, '15
    21
    tinad207
  24. Giving labetalol with low heart rate
    by smash222 Mar 19
    6
    offlabel
  25. Taking expired OTC meds home from workplace
    by emtricks Feb 10
    8
  26. Controlled Drug Vials in Pyxis
    by filovirus Mar 12
    8
    Nalon1 RN/EMT-P
  27. Whatever happened to Anzemet?
    by NurseCard Mar 15
    2
    offlabel
  28. Zofran IV
    • Closed
    by amegriff Mar 16
    2
    sirI
  29. Leaving Meds at the Bedside?
    by joanna73 Dec 13, '10
    55
    CapeCodMermaid
  30. 'High, hot and a helluva lot...
    by DiplomaNurseRN Mar 3
    4
    snowflower2016

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