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. Can RNs in CA give Propofol??
    by RNlmbhb Jun 23
    24
    Noctor_Durse
  2. How do you draw up small amounts of medications for Picc lines?
    by Hockeynursing Jun 22
    19
    MunoRN
  3. Best practice for unused med in amp
    by Amanda739 Jun 24
    2
    Amanda739
  4. Medications Kept Off-Site?
    by Harley_Quinn Jun 23
  5. Multi-dose insulin vials
    by jen04nurse Jun 20
    23
    NurseKatie08
  6. Nerve blocks
    by Janenewland Jun 17
    2
    Silverdragon102
  7. Drug calculations
    by VascoMelissa Jun 15
    6
    morte
  8. Nasonex use for trach patients?
    by smartnurse1982 May 26
    3
    morte
  9. Heparin Flush vs. Saline Flush (PICC and CVC)
    by wonderwoman92 May 15
    6
    babybums
  10. What are the top 5 medications YOU administer daily?
    by northmississippi Feb 24, '11
    209
    sbugzmom
  11. Sterile water to flush feeding tubes?
    by nursesky May 15
    12
    Ellie G
  12. Peripheral Line Not for ABT?
    by FutureRN_NP Jan 7, '12
    12
    Ellie G
  13. Why we can't administer insulin near umbilicus?
    by Pink68 May 14
    13
    LadyFree28
  14. dumb nbm question
    by GE90 May 9
    12
    loz_trinity
  15. Confusion over the 3 checks
    by hazeyraine May 16
    2
    quiltynurse56
  16. Insight on Dilaudid?
    by nayhru Apr 24
    32
    jennifer_gail
  17. Dizziness and headache
    by aliwonga88 May 12
  18. Best practices: Controlled substance handling
    by c3poshideout May 1
    25
    TheCommuter
  19. Has anyone made a medication error and *not* get fired for it?
    by pinkiepieRN Apr 18, '13
    90
    goldline
  20. Tube Feedings and IV Fluid Administration Documentation for the EMR
    by steph2311 Feb 20, '10
    7
    GRAB1
  21. Fentanyl Patch 25mcg *Half* Patch...
    by CanadianRN16 Apr 25
    3
    Pepper The Cat
  22. Common medications that has parameters?and should watch out for
    by mariadoherty Jul 18, '11
    23
    hppygr8ful
  23. Contraindicated?
    by Danielle12684 Apr 20
    8
    Danielle12684
  24. Medication Error - 53 is this for me
    Poll by Mindfulone1 Feb 19, '15
    53
    Mindfulone1
  25. Is it okay to cut UNscored tablets?
    by kyegirl Apr 24, '12
    7
    MunoRN
  26. Do you aspirate before giving an IM deltoid injection?
    by seasalt1023 Nov 27, '10
    48
    IPuccino
  27. Med Error
    by xanderfan Apr 14
    6
    xanderfan
  28. New Nurse Multiple med errors
    by Doll Head Jan 16, '14
    29
    Ruby Vee
  29. how long are crushed meds good for?
    by ButterflyBreath Apr 6
    6
    BuckyBadgerRN
  30. Risk by organisation
    by Elfriede Apr 14
  31. Anyone who says she doesn't is lying
    Article by BonnieSc Aug 13, '15
    110
    NurseNeLz
  32. Lantus vs other insulins
    by riverotter Apr 12
    25
    mmc51264
  33. Need Your Input Hospice and Home Health Nurses
    by AnnEvans Apr 13
  34. Yuck!  med error
    by Iheartnursing Apr 6
    2
    Iheartnursing
  35. Ok to piggyback IV potassium?
    by MeganC012 Apr 10
    16
    RNKPCE

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