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.

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  1. Would you give a drug someone else pulled from a pyxis?
    by squatmunkie_RN Feb 11, '13
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    Racer15
  2. Fluids to help a vomiting patient?
    by nurs1ng Feb 11, '13
    7
    IVRUS
  3. Nursing students and Med Errors
    by seledelg Jan 28, '13
    7
    AngelicDarkness
  4. Med error or not? Please advise
    by ljclauson Feb 9, '13
    8
    AngelicDarkness
  5. Multi Use Vials
    by soozabel Jan 31, '13
    11
    iluvivt
  6. Trying to get over a haunting first med error...
    by LVNgiraffegirl Jan 28, '13
    12
  7. Pain Medication addicts
    by rgvnurse85 Jan 31, '13
    21
    monkeybug
  8. IV infusions
    by jennz4real Jan 31, '13
    10
    iluvivt
  9. embarrassing situation
    by pa715 Feb 1, '13
    3
    GrnTea
  10. Orders to hold meds?
    by fsh1986 Jan 27, '13
    5
    eatmysoxRN
  11. Ultram! Help!
    by mandaaRN Jan 30, '13
    6
    rnlately
  12. How long will Xanax & Klonopin stay in system
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    by lmb1248 Jan 30, '13
    2
    JustBeachyNurse
  13. Telephone order errors
    by kaylasmommy Jan 30, '13
    4
    eatmysoxRN
  14. When to give hydralazine?
    by nurs1ng Jan 30, '13
    6
  15. Does the process of crushing meds allow some of it to get into our system somehow?
    by nurse_mom Jan 16, '13
    4
    KelRN215
  16. What do you think?
    by musicnursing Jan 27, '13
    5
    KelRN215
  17. Typical Med Schedule for one of my patients
    by mindlor Nov 8, '12
    8
    LadyFree28
  18. Is Tramadol a 'true' narcotic or just a pain reliever?
    by GLORIAmunchkin72 Mar 10, '10
    13
    needaprn
  19. Asking all nurses...need a consensus!
    by EquestrianRN Jan 18, '13
    15
    EquestrianRN
  20. skin test
    by ms.greyrn Jan 22, '13
    6
    ms.greyrn
  21. Wasting Morphine Medication Calculation Problem
    by dukegurl Jan 20, '13
    4
    JBudd
  22. IM injections - divide into 2 or keep as 1?
    by samyaira Feb 14, '12
    36
    jhCMA
  23. need perspective- rapid administration of potassium
    by VegRN Jan 10, '13
    17
    edmia
  24. How do you treat an allergic reaction to Dilaudid?
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    by art71372 Oct 7, '12
    36
    Esme12
  25. IV push medications - nursing students
    by Lev <3 Dec 23, '12
    16
    courty21
  26. IM given subQ
    by george13 Jan 15, '13
  27. Norco given to patient with codeine allergy
    by aligar89 Jan 15, '13
    5
    Rose_Queen
  28. reporting a med error
    by wiley6coyote Nov 12, '12
    8
    Anne36
  29. Medication Error
    by BSNRNINRI Dec 18, '12
    6
    Anne36
  30. diazpem&dilution
    by Rajawi Dec 22, '12
    9
    Rajawi
  31. What is the highest regular dose of Oxy that you have seen
    by ~Mi Vida Loca~RN Dec 1, '10
    39
  32. Vancomycin dosing pattern? Pharmacy write up?
    by paperheart Jan 7, '13
    4
    iluvivt
  33. Horrified: possible accidental arterial infusion
    by Southgoing Zax Jul 2, '12
    23
    Re9229
  34. Checking Vital Signs in LTC
    by oliverandmollycat Dec 27, '12
    6
    eatmysoxRN
  35. where to find nurse medication charts to use at home
    by MaudyBenz Jan 5, '13
    1
    Silverdragon102
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