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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    by fsh1986 Jan 27, '13
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    eatmysoxRN
  2. Ultram! Help!
    by mandaaRN Jan 30, '13
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  3. How long will Xanax & Klonopin stay in system
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    by lmb1248 Jan 30, '13
    2
    JustBeachyNurse
  4. Telephone order errors
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  5. When to give hydralazine?
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  6. Does the process of crushing meds allow some of it to get into our system somehow?
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    4
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  7. What do you think?
    by musicnursing Jan 27, '13
    5
    KelRN215
  8. Typical Med Schedule for one of my patients
    by mindlor Nov 8, '12
    8
    LadyFree28
  9. Is Tramadol a 'true' narcotic or just a pain reliever?
    by GLORIAmunchkin72 Mar 10, '10
    13
    needaprn
  10. Asking all nurses...need a consensus!
    by EquestrianRN Jan 18, '13
    15
    EquestrianRN
  11. skin test
    by ms.greyrn Jan 22, '13
    6
    ms.greyrn
  12. Wasting Morphine Medication Calculation Problem
    by dukegurl Jan 20, '13
    4
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  13. IM injections - divide into 2 or keep as 1?
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    36
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  14. need perspective- rapid administration of potassium
    by VegRN Jan 10, '13
    17
    edmia
  15. How do you treat an allergic reaction to Dilaudid?
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    by art71372 Oct 7, '12
    36
    Esme12
  16. IV push medications - nursing students
    by Lev <3 Dec 23, '12
    16
    courty21
  17. IM given subQ
    by george13 Jan 15, '13
  18. Norco given to patient with codeine allergy
    by aligar89 Jan 15, '13
    5
    Rose_Queen
  19. reporting a med error
    by wiley6coyote Nov 12, '12
    8
    Anne36
  20. Medication Error
    by BSNRNINRI Dec 18, '12
    6
    Anne36
  21. diazpem&dilution
    by Rajawi Dec 22, '12
    9
    Rajawi
  22. What is the highest regular dose of Oxy that you have seen
    by ~Mi Vida Loca~RN Dec 1, '10
    39
  23. Vancomycin dosing pattern? Pharmacy write up?
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    4
    iluvivt
  24. Horrified: possible accidental arterial infusion
    by Southgoing Zax Jul 2, '12
    23
    Re9229
  25. Checking Vital Signs in LTC
    by oliverandmollycat Dec 27, '12
    6
    eatmysoxRN
  26. where to find nurse medication charts to use at home
    by MaudyBenz Jan 5, '13
    1
    Silverdragon102
  27. Corticosteroids and CBGM
    by Anna-s Jan 2, '13
    3
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  28. Rationale behind decreasing calcium intake prior to parathyroidectomy?
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    6
    Esme12
  29. Insulin drip/hourly BG checks
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    12
    tfisherRN
  30. surveillance blood cultures with steroids
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    1
    Bec7074
  31. Nurse knowledge and Ibuprofen vs. Tylenol
    by DantheMan9 Dec 26, '12
    20
    tyvin
  32. antibiotics for a cold?
    by brownbook Dec 22, '12
    4
    LadyFree28
  33. Mefoxin and IV filters
    by shellybsn Feb 15, '12
    1
    Esme12
  34. Giving meds together
    by mandaaRN Dec 21, '12
    17
    amoLucia
  35. Can you use O.9NS on a mainline and dopamine on a piggyback
    by ab1984 Dec 22, '12
    26
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