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. Question about PPN/IVP meds.
    by Herman66 Sep 6, '12
    10
    happyinillinois
  2. heparin drip and ptt
    • Closed
    by sdwmb Oct 10, '09
    8
    watergirlb
  3. Ativan vs Xanax vs Valium?
    • Closed
    by jfpruitt May 6, '03
    17
    nursemike
  4. Allowing Pt's Parent to Take Meds Home
    by Juan-RN Aug 28, '12
    11
    maelstrom143
  5. Do I give the med or hold?
    by spectrabrite Aug 25, '12
    79
    morte
  6. Proper cleaning using alcohol wipes
    by KiyaRN Aug 25, '12
    10
    iluvivt
  7. Saline Flush Guidelines
    by blissfulnurse Aug 24, '12
    4
    iluvivt
  8. Narcotics administration
    by schoolmack Aug 25, '12
    81
    BrandonLPN
  9. Pain management
    by jennyrds07 Feb 20, '12
    7
    Sun0408
  10. Rationale for psych behavior sheet for Ranexa
    by horrorxgirl Aug 26, '12
    1
    mandihere
  11. antibiotic administration
    by tomjones200824 Jun 26, '12
    11
  12. How much time do you take to push opioids?
    by KaeliF Aug 23, '12
    9
    tamadrummer
  13. IVPB antibiotics and saline locks....
    by PinkNBlue Aug 23, '12
    29
    kitty13
  14. Just a couple questions....
    by CrunchyMama Aug 10, '12
    3
    nu rn
  15. What is the point of hanging a piggyback with NS?
    by Deetail Aug 24, '12
    3
    tnbutterfly
  16. Zoloft and viibryd
    by adamsmom2 Aug 24, '12
    1
    tnbutterfly
  17. WHY is everyone on D51/2NS with 20mEq of K+?
    by KaeliF Aug 24, '12
    2
    RNperdiem
  18. lovenox injections
    by iwanna Aug 13, '12
    11
    PediLove2147
  19. Intramuscular injection technique tips
    by dedicate Oct 4, '10
    11
    Akeos
  20. help! my piggyback won't run!
    by ktliz Jul 20, '12
    13
    jadelpn
  21. Lactulose and MOM?
    by BrazoriaLVN Aug 9, '12
    10
    eleectrosaurus
  22. ambien study for patients in a coma
    by bubblejet50 Aug 10, '12
    5
    forbidden2know
  23. Low dose antibiotic for chronic UTI?
    by Maremma Aug 7, '12
    3
    sauconyrunner
  24. Lantus (Insulin Glargine): Scratching The Surface
    Article FAQs by TheCommuter Jul 23, '12
    26
    tcvnurse
  25. Dispensing medications in LTC
    by Laurel78 Aug 6, '12
    2
    BrandonLPN
  26. Errors that you caught...
    by sabrina_RPN Sep 3, '10
    28
    BuckyBadgerRN
  27. Alcohol swabs and iv access ports
    by luellamae Jul 17, '12
    11
    picurn10
  28. Air in IV line
    by beatrice1 Jul 20, '12
    10
    picurn10
  29. Too much insulin, almost killed my pt
    by ohclem3nt Jul 30, '12
    2
    FlyingScot
  30. Using haldol
    by WildOne Jul 30, '12
    10
    sapphire18
  31. Be Vigilant About Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Toxicity
    Article FAQs by TheCommuter Jul 20, '12
    24
    kbrn2002
  32. IV Valium and precipitates...
    • Closed
    by WSU_Ally_RN Dec 7, '08
    12
    Nursetastic
  33. IV Administration of drugs...KVO vs numerous saline flushes??
    • Closed
    by LucyLu May 10, '07
    10
    iluvivt
  34. Pulling meds for other nurses
    by kmjohnson924 Jul 22, '12
    1
    dudette10
  35. Pyxis (almost) nightmares.  PLEASE be careful.
    by dudette10 Jul 21, '12
    24
    marycarney
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