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. Pain management
    by jennyrds07 Feb 20, '12
    7
    Sun0408
  2. Rationale for psych behavior sheet for Ranexa
    by horrorxgirl Aug 26, '12
    1
    mandihere
  3. antibiotic administration
    by tomjones200824 Jun 26, '12
    11
  4. How much time do you take to push opioids?
    by KaeliF Aug 23, '12
    9
    tamadrummer
  5. IVPB antibiotics and saline locks....
    by PinkNBlue Aug 23, '12
    29
    kitty13
  6. Just a couple questions....
    by CrunchyMama Aug 10, '12
    3
    nu rn
  7. What is the point of hanging a piggyback with NS?
    by Deetail Aug 24, '12
    3
    tnbutterfly
  8. Zoloft and viibryd
    by adamsmom2 Aug 24, '12
    1
    tnbutterfly
  9. WHY is everyone on D51/2NS with 20mEq of K+?
    by KaeliF Aug 24, '12
    2
    RNperdiem
  10. lovenox injections
    by iwanna Aug 13, '12
    11
    PediLove2147
  11. Intramuscular injection technique tips
    by dedicate Oct 4, '10
    11
    Akeos
  12. help! my piggyback won't run!
    by ktliz Jul 20, '12
    13
    jadelpn
  13. Lactulose and MOM?
    by BrazoriaLVN Aug 9, '12
    10
    eleectrosaurus
  14. ambien study for patients in a coma
    by bubblejet50 Aug 10, '12
    5
    forbidden2know
  15. Low dose antibiotic for chronic UTI?
    by Maremma Aug 7, '12
    3
    sauconyrunner
  16. Lantus (Insulin Glargine): Scratching The Surface
    Article FAQs by TheCommuter Jul 23, '12
    26
    tcvnurse
  17. Dispensing medications in LTC
    by Laurel78 Aug 6, '12
    2
    BrandonLPN
  18. Errors that you caught...
    by sabrina_RPN Sep 3, '10
    28
    BuckyBadgerRN
  19. Alcohol swabs and iv access ports
    by luellamae Jul 17, '12
    11
    picurn10
  20. Air in IV line
    by beatrice1 Jul 20, '12
    10
    picurn10
  21. Too much insulin, almost killed my pt
    by ohclem3nt Jul 30, '12
    2
    FlyingScot
  22. Using haldol
    by WildOne Jul 30, '12
    10
    sapphire18
  23. Be Vigilant About Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Toxicity
    Article FAQs by TheCommuter Jul 20, '12
    24
    kbrn2002
  24. IV Valium and precipitates...
    • Closed
    by WSU_Ally_RN Dec 7, '08
    12
    Nursetastic
  25. IV Administration of drugs...KVO vs numerous saline flushes??
    • Closed
    by LucyLu May 10, '07
    10
    iluvivt
  26. Pulling meds for other nurses
    by kmjohnson924 Jul 22, '12
    1
    dudette10
  27. Pyxis (almost) nightmares.  PLEASE be careful.
    by dudette10 Jul 21, '12
    24
    marycarney
  28. Confused out of control dementia pts
    Photo by jrwest Jul 20, '12
    7
    rosey35cna
  29. Can anyone explain to me the rationale behind this order?
    by MyUserName,RN Jul 20, '12
    23
    MyUserName,RN
  30. Giving the wrong meds.
    by Julie19 Jul 18, '12
    15
    Hygiene Queen
  31. Right or wrong? Need some advice
    by Miknsha Jul 2, '12
    39
    michelle126
  32. No bicarb for met. acidosis?
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Jul 18, '12
    3
    tokebi
  33. Medication Errors
    by jenzul Jul 12, '12
    4
    BrandonLPN
  34. Main IVF solution compatibility (specifically LR)
    by fiveofpeep Jul 18, '12
    3
    fiveofpeep
  35. Medication calculation Help please
    by emilytsay1207 May 24, '12
    6
    Esme12
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