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. Zoloft and viibryd
    by adamsmom2 Aug 24, '12
    1
    tnbutterfly
  2. WHY is everyone on D51/2NS with 20mEq of K+?
    by KaeliF Aug 24, '12
    2
    RNperdiem
  3. lovenox injections
    by iwanna Aug 13, '12
    11
    PediLove2147
  4. Intramuscular injection technique tips
    by dedicate Oct 4, '10
    11
    Akeos
  5. help! my piggyback won't run!
    by ktliz Jul 20, '12
    13
    jadelpn
  6. Lactulose and MOM?
    by BrazoriaLVN Aug 9, '12
    10
    eleectrosaurus
  7. ambien study for patients in a coma
    by bubblejet50 Aug 10, '12
    5
    forbidden2know
  8. Low dose antibiotic for chronic UTI?
    by Maremma Aug 7, '12
    3
    sauconyrunner
  9. Lantus (Insulin Glargine): Scratching The Surface
    Article FAQs by TheCommuter Jul 23, '12
    26
    tcvnurse
  10. Dispensing medications in LTC
    by Laurel78 Aug 6, '12
    2
    BrandonLPN
  11. Errors that you caught...
    by sabrina_RPN Sep 3, '10
    28
    BuckyBadgerRN
  12. Alcohol swabs and iv access ports
    by luellamae Jul 17, '12
    11
    picurn10
  13. Air in IV line
    by beatrice1 Jul 20, '12
    10
    picurn10
  14. Too much insulin, almost killed my pt
    by ohclem3nt Jul 30, '12
    2
    FlyingScot
  15. Using haldol
    by WildOne Jul 30, '12
    10
    sapphire18
  16. Be Vigilant About Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Toxicity
    Article FAQs by TheCommuter Jul 20, '12
    24
    kbrn2002
  17. IV Valium and precipitates...
    • Closed
    by WSU_Ally_RN Dec 7, '08
    12
    Nursetastic
  18. IV Administration of drugs...KVO vs numerous saline flushes??
    • Closed
    by LucyLu May 10, '07
    10
    iluvivt
  19. Pulling meds for other nurses
    by kmjohnson924 Jul 22, '12
    1
    dudette10
  20. Pyxis (almost) nightmares.  PLEASE be careful.
    by dudette10 Jul 21, '12
    24
    marycarney
  21. Confused out of control dementia pts
    Photo by jrwest Jul 20, '12
    7
    rosey35cna
  22. Can anyone explain to me the rationale behind this order?
    by MyUserName,RN Jul 20, '12
    23
    MyUserName,RN
  23. Giving the wrong meds.
    by Julie19 Jul 18, '12
    15
    Hygiene Queen
  24. Right or wrong? Need some advice
    by Miknsha Jul 2, '12
    39
    michelle126
  25. No bicarb for met. acidosis?
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Jul 18, '12
    3
    tokebi
  26. Medication Errors
    by jenzul Jul 12, '12
    4
    BrandonLPN
  27. Main IVF solution compatibility (specifically LR)
    by fiveofpeep Jul 18, '12
    3
    fiveofpeep
  28. Medication calculation Help please
    by emilytsay1207 May 24, '12
    6
    Esme12
  29. IVIG question
    • Closed
    by hemenurse Jan 6, '09
    6
    emsdoc39
  30. No more piggybacking zosyn?
    by RENEfromLA May 25, '12
    19
    CandaceHinz
  31. Schedule 2 narcotics unlocked?
    by mth422 Jul 11, '12
    1
    sunny3811
  32. IV question!
    by rebecca12 Jul 10, '12
    1
    iluvivt
  33. Med Dose Calc - Is It Possible Some Just Don't Get "It"?
    by DoGoodThenGo Jun 25, '12
    15
    Aeterna
  34. Did I do the wrong thing by holding my residents coumadin dose?
    by NewGrad828 Jun 17, '12
    8
    libran1984
  35. NPO for surgery
    by AggieNurse99 Jun 28, '12
    13
    roser13
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