Nursing and Patient Medications

Nursing and 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. Terrible Medication error
    by rekea526 Apr 17, '13
    47
    blondy2061h
  2. Haldol IV?
    by RelleyRN Apr 24
    32
    Jules A
  3. How early is too early to give a PRN med?
    by luckynurse_1234 Feb 22, '12
    18
    JBGill15
  4. diluting IV push meds
    by peaceful nurse Aug 7, '11
    11
    VANurse2010
  5. How to trigger Avonex pen safety lock
    by pillowhead Apr 24
  6. Medication Error - 53 is this for me
    Poll by Mindfulone1 Feb 19
    51
    widi96
  7. Pregnancy and migrane
    • Closed
    by florida2001 Apr 23
    2
    sirI
  8. PCA Question
    by regerterb Apr 23
  9. Legally how many doses can a nurse hold?
    by Donnagg123 Mar 23
    21
    GrnTea
  10. Epinephrine via ET tube?
    by pixiestudent2 Apr 13
    8
    GrnTea
  11. 500 cc of Vanco/Ns over 2 hours via pump via picc line
    by lumbarpain Apr 16
    32
    SierraBravo
  12. would you give this bp med?
    by lynnburg Apr 14
    8
    Karou
  13. Drug seekers
    by SierraBravo Apr 10
    7
    calivianya
  14. ativan storage
    by amyrose209 Feb 11
    10
  15. Giving 25mg IM injection with 50mg prefilled syringe
    by jeddyl Mar 30
    16
    KelRN215
  16. Med compatibility
    by Birdy2 Mar 27
    10
    annie.rn
  17. medication error
    by msdouglas3rn Mar 27
    1
    BambiBelle07
  18. Opiate Use Among the Elderly
    by hppygr8ful Mar 27
    3
    heron
  19. My pharmacy doesn't follow DEA rules.
    by rnwalking0909 Mar 16
    5
    brownbook
  20. IV bolus ordered because pt hypertensive
    by Are Enn Mar 19
    30
    Anna Flaxis
  21. Best way to document late medications
    10
    SpyderWebb
  22. Crushing medications and administering via Peg tube
    by mugs Mar 19
    7
    hppygr8ful
  23. Scopolamine patch
    by mugs Mar 18
    5
    melizerd
  24. Insulin: Is there a guideline for which are preferably dosed utilizing a sliding scale?
    by Ron_n Mar 7
    3
    calivianya
  25. Giving Lovenox to emaciated patients
    by cardiacqueen Mar 1
    12
    dudette10
  26. am i in trouble?
    by nurseJ823 Mar 11
    5
    nurseJ823
  27. Medication question
    by Peaceem Mar 11
    5
    dudette10
  28. Diluting IVP Natcotics?
    by OfficialRN Feb 4
    20
    Reldun
  29. Ventolin or Advair. Which comes first?
    Poll by mlimoges Feb 22
    22
    mlimoges
  30. PRN blood pressure medications??
    by AREED12 Feb 14
    3
    PennyS
  31. Pain meds that affect BP
    by krg8089 Feb 12
    5
    JWG223
  32. Super adverse reaction to Compazine- can somebody help me?
    • Closed
    by StevenHawley Feb 10
    2
    sirI
  33. Creon/pancrealipase
    by nurse2be13 Feb 10
  34. Injection Adminstration
    by dmc2262 Jan 13
    6
    Tenebrae
  35. Q for those who use Lidocaine injection vials
    by klone Jan 28
    7
    klone

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