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. Best practices: Controlled substance handling
    by c3poshideout May 1
    25
    TheCommuter
  2. Insight on Dilaudid?
    by nayhru Apr 24
    28
    momof3lv
  3. Has anyone made a medication error and *not* get fired for it?
    by pinkiepieRN Apr 18, '13
    90
    goldline
  4. What are the top 5 medications YOU administer daily?
    by northmississippi Feb 24, '11
    200
    RamTaur
  5. Tube Feedings and IV Fluid Administration Documentation for the EMR
    by steph2311 Feb 20, '10
    7
    GRAB1
  6. Fentanyl Patch 25mcg *Half* Patch...
    by CanadianRN16 Apr 25
    3
    Pepper The Cat
  7. Common medications that has parameters?and should watch out for
    by mariadoherty Jul 18, '11
    23
    hppygr8ful
  8. Contraindicated?
    by Danielle12684 Apr 20
    8
    Danielle12684
  9. Medication Error - 53 is this for me
    Poll by Mindfulone1 Feb 19, '15
    53
    Mindfulone1
  10. Is it okay to cut UNscored tablets?
    by kyegirl Apr 24, '12
    7
    MunoRN
  11. Do you aspirate before giving an IM deltoid injection?
    by seasalt1023 Nov 27, '10
    48
    IPuccino
  12. Med Error
    by xanderfan Apr 14
    6
    xanderfan
  13. New Nurse Multiple med errors
    by Doll Head Jan 16, '14
    29
    Ruby Vee
  14. how long are crushed meds good for?
    by ButterflyBreath Apr 6
    6
    BuckyBadgerRN
  15. Risk by organisation
    by Elfriede Apr 14
  16. Anyone who says she doesn't is lying
    Article by BonnieSc Aug 13, '15
    110
    NurseNeLz
  17. Lantus vs other insulins
    by riverotter Apr 12
    25
    mmc51264
  18. Need Your Input Hospice and Home Health Nurses
    by AnnEvans Apr 13
  19. Yuck!  med error
    by Iheartnursing Apr 6
    2
    Iheartnursing
  20. Ok to piggyback IV potassium?
    by MeganC012 Apr 10
    16
    RNKPCE
  21. giving half a dose
    by coletanner Mar 24
    7
    RNdynamic
  22. is it okay to give all antibiotics at the same time?
    by Tiar Mar 29
    4
    Tiar
  23. pradaxa question
    by shaunamarslan Nov 17, '11
    19
    Tenebrae
  24. Pharmacists giving injections!?!
    by chevyv Oct 27, '11
    84
    amoLucia
  25. Baseline ptt and heparin drip
    by renwick06 Mar 20
    5
    oncivrn
  26. What is the better antiemetic zofran or phenergan?
    by Infofreak411 Jun 24, '14
    25
    LovinItAll
  27. Blood pressure meds
    by fibroblast Mar 14
    8
    adamRn79
  28. What should you do with patient's medications when NPO
    by muwendo Mar 3
    5
    Here.I.Stand
  29. dig tox and k & ca
    by fharrell6 Mar 16
  30. Wrong injection!
    by lotus_flower Mar 8
    20
    LadyFree28
  31. Saline locks
    by nfeese Mar 12
    7
    Double-Helix
  32. Daily zithromax, prophylactively?
    by tsm007 Mar 8
    2
    tsm007
  33. Terrible Medication error
    by rekea526 Apr 17, '13
    54
    Whitesranch
  34. Sentinel event
    by Jordym919 Feb 26
    19
    EaglesWings21
  35. Penicillin G IM injection?
    by anon456 Oct 4, '12
    14
    Jensmom7

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