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. Covering up Medication Patches
    by Turtle in scrubs Sep 3, '12
    15
    prinsessa
  2. Pradaxa
    by Jenni811 Jun 4, '11
    35
    tamadrummer
  3. Is their a maximum ml you can do IV push?  Whats the most ml you ever pushed?
    by nursing000 Oct 13, '12
    3
  4. Y-site versus Piggyback
    by cgreer1 Oct 9, '12
    11
    iluvivt
  5. Dropped pills
    by mandaaRN Oct 3, '12
    47
    PediLove2147
  6. insulin drip protocol for mixing/priming: how do you mix it?
    by TraumaJunkieRN May 28, '10
    25
    liv2009
  7. What is your policy on PCA pumps?
    by sunnyskies9 Oct 10, '12
    4
    Altra
  8. help, coumadin alternating dose
    by micstn Oct 4, '12
    7
    jadelpn
  9. NPO and meds
    • Closed
    by djsrn May 16, '05
    10
    canned_bread
  10. Help with IV Potassium administration
    • Closed
    by sediaz Jan 12, '09
    20
    PMFB-RN
  11. Comfort or death?
    by jslcsansom Oct 6, '12
    4
    MAISY, RN-ER
  12. mitomycin
    by olderthandirt51 Oct 5, '12
    1
    classicdame
  13. How to give IV Benadryl to PICC line
    by eleuter Oct 5, '12
    2
    Esme12
  14. Penicillin G IM injection?
    by anon456 Oct 4, '12
    3
    anon456
  15. Adjusting IV drip rate
    by mandaaRN Oct 4, '12
    4
    bagladyrn
  16. Pain management
    by mandaaRN Sep 29, '12
    12
    Sun0408
  17. Bumex Drip Medication Error
    by nurseclairebear Oct 2, '12
    4
    nurseclairebear
  18. Saline locks and intermittant infusion question
    by lemmyg Oct 1, '12
    4
    iluvivt
  19. IV Rocephin Question
    by kittkatsmom Oct 1, '12
    5
    iluvivt
  20. Sedation vacation for pt on paralytics
    by Karolyte May 23, '12
    12
    lysd
  21. order interpretation debate
    by Mollie Jean Sep 24, '12
    6
    PediLove2147
  22. New use for Visine???
    by TX.RN.Shannon Sep 23, '12
    6
    TX.RN.Shannon
  23. Question about Ativan
    by mandaaRN Sep 24, '12
    3
  24. Amiodarone in low heart rate
    by not.done.yet Sep 17, '12
    4
    not.done.yet
  25. Joint injections (kenalog vs depo-medrol
    by anneles Sep 23, '12
  26. IV pain meds  standards??????
    by jbluehorseh Sep 13, '12
    31
    tokebi
  27. Pharmacology Question
    by kwagne11 Sep 14, '12
    2
    tokebi
  28. Nursing Drug Manual
    Poll by rena86 Sep 14, '12
    1
    ukgingernut
  29. IV vesicants and pain management
    by mandaaRN Sep 13, '12
    2
    ~*Stargazer*~
  30. Med Rec sheet
    by lockheart678 Sep 8, '12
    2
    sapphire18
  31. Question about PPN/IVP meds.
    by Herman66 Sep 6, '12
    10
    happyinillinois
  32. heparin drip and ptt
    • Closed
    by sdwmb Oct 10, '09
    8
    watergirlb
  33. Ativan vs Xanax vs Valium?
    • Closed
    by jfpruitt May 6, '03
    17
    nursemike
  34. Allowing Pt's Parent to Take Meds Home
    by Juan-RN Aug 28, '12
    11
    maelstrom143
  35. Do I give the med or hold?
    by spectrabrite Aug 25, '12
    79
    morte
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