Nursing and Patient Medications

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. What are the top 5 medications YOU administer daily?
    by northmississippi Feb 24, '11
    205
    pixiestudent2
  2. Nasonex use for trach patients?
    by smartnurse1982 May 26
  3. Sterile water to flush feeding tubes?
    by nursesky May 15
    12
    Ellie G
  4. Peripheral Line Not for ABT?
    by FutureRN_NP Jan 7, '12
    12
    Ellie G
  5. Why we can't administer insulin near umbilicus?
    by Pink68 May 14
    13
    LadyFree28
  6. dumb nbm question
    by GE90 May 9
    12
    loz_trinity
  7. Heparin Flush vs. Saline Flush (PICC and CVC)
    by wonderwoman92 May 15
    4
    ~PedsRN~
  8. Confusion over the 3 checks
    by hazeyraine May 16
    2
    quiltynurse56
  9. Insight on Dilaudid?
    by nayhru Apr 24
    32
    jennifer_gail
  10. Dizziness and headache
    by aliwonga88 May 12
  11. Best practices: Controlled substance handling
    by c3poshideout May 1
    25
    TheCommuter
  12. Has anyone made a medication error and *not* get fired for it?
    by pinkiepieRN Apr 18, '13
    90
    goldline
  13. Tube Feedings and IV Fluid Administration Documentation for the EMR
    by steph2311 Feb 20, '10
    7
    GRAB1
  14. Fentanyl Patch 25mcg *Half* Patch...
    by CanadianRN16 Apr 25
    3
    Pepper The Cat
  15. Common medications that has parameters?and should watch out for
    by mariadoherty Jul 18, '11
    23
    hppygr8ful
  16. Contraindicated?
    by Danielle12684 Apr 20
    8
    Danielle12684
  17. Medication Error - 53 is this for me
    Poll by Mindfulone1 Feb 19, '15
    53
    Mindfulone1
  18. Is it okay to cut UNscored tablets?
    by kyegirl Apr 24, '12
    7
    MunoRN
  19. Do you aspirate before giving an IM deltoid injection?
    by seasalt1023 Nov 27, '10
    48
    IPuccino
  20. Med Error
    by xanderfan Apr 14
    6
    xanderfan
  21. New Nurse Multiple med errors
    by Doll Head Jan 16, '14
    29
    Ruby Vee
  22. how long are crushed meds good for?
    by ButterflyBreath Apr 6
    6
    BuckyBadgerRN
  23. Risk by organisation
    by Elfriede Apr 14
  24. Anyone who says she doesn't is lying
    Article by BonnieSc Aug 13, '15
    110
    NurseNeLz
  25. Lantus vs other insulins
    by riverotter Apr 12
    25
    mmc51264
  26. Need Your Input Hospice and Home Health Nurses
    by AnnEvans Apr 13
  27. Yuck!  med error
    by Iheartnursing Apr 6
    2
    Iheartnursing
  28. Ok to piggyback IV potassium?
    by MeganC012 Apr 10
    16
    RNKPCE
  29. giving half a dose
    by coletanner Mar 24
    7
    RNdynamic
  30. is it okay to give all antibiotics at the same time?
    by Tiar Mar 29
    4
    Tiar
  31. pradaxa question
    by shaunamarslan Nov 17, '11
    19
    Tenebrae
  32. Pharmacists giving injections!?!
    by chevyv Oct 27, '11
    84
    amoLucia
  33. Baseline ptt and heparin drip
    by renwick06 Mar 20
    5
    oncivrn
  34. What is the better antiemetic zofran or phenergan?
    by Infofreak411 Jun 24, '14
    25
    LovinItAll
  35. Blood pressure meds
    by fibroblast Mar 14
    8
    adamRn79

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