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. Medical Marijuana
    by Cathy4836 Feb 21, '13
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    tewdles
  2. Dr order for an ice pack?
    by misslindsay Mar 12, '13
    6
    42pines
  3. saline flush ..Joint Commission
    by melgrek Jun 19, '11
    34
    Racer15
  4. Your thoughts on the safety of cutting "do not cut" tablets in half
    by Marshall1 Mar 10, '13
    5
    TerpGal02
  5. Do we have to give IV pain meds if patient requests when PO meds are ordered?
    by VegRN Nov 29, '12
    19
    morte
  6. Help with IV administration
    by Westm88 Feb 28, '13
    6
    KBICU
  7. Medications that require to check the Blood Pressure?
    by NursingBro Feb 26, '13
    3
    Racer15
  8. Blood Pressure Medications
    by Steve123 Feb 25, '13
    4
    nurse4sale
  9. Anticoagulant Therapy
    by Sadala Feb 24, '13
    1
    MunoRN
  10. Home Care: Meds and flushes via g-tube
    by nurse4sale Feb 23, '13
    10
    ckh23
  11. chemotherapy through a port?
    by Maremma Jan 29, '13
    7
    Sadala
  12. Intranasal Fentanyl
    by nkochrn Feb 12, '13
    15
    leslie :-D
  13. Continuous home infusion of Demerol?
    by FlorenceFrightengale Feb 13, '13
    3
  14. Would you give a drug someone else pulled from a pyxis?
    by squatmunkie_RN Feb 11, '13
    29
    Racer15
  15. Fluids to help a vomiting patient?
    by nurs1ng Feb 11, '13
    7
    IVRUS
  16. Nursing students and Med Errors
    by seledelg Jan 28, '13
    7
    AngelicDarkness
  17. Med error or not? Please advise
    by ljclauson Feb 9, '13
    8
    AngelicDarkness
  18. Multi Use Vials
    by soozabel Jan 31, '13
    11
    iluvivt
  19. Trying to get over a haunting first med error...
    by LVNgiraffegirl Jan 28, '13
    12
  20. Pain Medication addicts
    by rgvnurse85 Jan 31, '13
    21
    monkeybug
  21. IV infusions
    by jennz4real Jan 31, '13
    10
    iluvivt
  22. embarrassing situation
    by pa715 Feb 1, '13
    3
    GrnTea
  23. Orders to hold meds?
    by fsh1986 Jan 27, '13
    5
    eatmysoxRN
  24. Ultram! Help!
    by mandaaRN Jan 30, '13
    6
    rnlately
  25. How long will Xanax & Klonopin stay in system
    • Closed
    by lmb1248 Jan 30, '13
    2
    JustBeachyNurse
  26. Telephone order errors
    by kaylasmommy Jan 30, '13
    4
    eatmysoxRN
  27. When to give hydralazine?
    by nurs1ng Jan 30, '13
    6
  28. Does the process of crushing meds allow some of it to get into our system somehow?
    by nurse_mom Jan 16, '13
    4
    KelRN215
  29. What do you think?
    by musicnursing Jan 27, '13
    5
    KelRN215
  30. Typical Med Schedule for one of my patients
    by mindlor Nov 8, '12
    8
    LadyFree28
  31. Is Tramadol a 'true' narcotic or just a pain reliever?
    by GLORIAmunchkin72 Mar 10, '10
    13
    needaprn
  32. Asking all nurses...need a consensus!
    by EquestrianRN Jan 18, '13
    15
    EquestrianRN
  33. skin test
    by ms.greyrn Jan 22, '13
    6
    ms.greyrn
  34. Wasting Morphine Medication Calculation Problem
    by dukegurl Jan 20, '13
    4
    JBudd
  35. IM injections - divide into 2 or keep as 1?
    by samyaira Feb 14, '12
    36
    jhCMA
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