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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  2. IV push medications - nursing students
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  3. IM given subQ
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  4. Norco given to patient with codeine allergy
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  5. reporting a med error
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  6. Medication Error
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  12. where to find nurse medication charts to use at home
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  13. Corticosteroids and CBGM
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  17. Nurse knowledge and Ibuprofen vs. Tylenol
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  18. antibiotics for a cold?
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  19. Mefoxin and IV filters
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  20. Giving meds together
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  21. Can you use O.9NS on a mainline and dopamine on a piggyback
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  22. Possible Med Error?
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  23. Struggling with outdated IM injection site information
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  24. How much Versed/Fentanyl is too much????
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  25. Strange Theoretical Medication question
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  27. Narcan med error
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  31. Running K-Rider with NSS piggyback
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  32. Ambien order did I make a mistake
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  33. Flushing PICC lines with heparin
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  34. Ativan and Oxycodone
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  35. Patient labeling issue
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