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. Confused out of control dementia pts
    Photo by jrwest Jul 20, '12
    7
    rosey35cna
  2. Can anyone explain to me the rationale behind this order?
    by MyUserName,RN Jul 20, '12
    23
    MyUserName,RN
  3. Giving the wrong meds.
    by Julie19 Jul 18, '12
    15
    Hygiene Queen
  4. Right or wrong? Need some advice
    by Miknsha Jul 2, '12
    39
    michelle126
  5. No bicarb for met. acidosis?
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Jul 18, '12
    3
    tokebi
  6. Medication Errors
    by jenzul Jul 12, '12
    4
    BrandonLPN
  7. Main IVF solution compatibility (specifically LR)
    by fiveofpeep Jul 18, '12
    3
    fiveofpeep
  8. Medication calculation Help please
    by emilytsay1207 May 24, '12
    6
    Esme12
  9. IVIG question
    • Closed
    by hemenurse Jan 6, '09
    6
    emsdoc39
  10. No more piggybacking zosyn?
    by RENEfromLA May 25, '12
    19
    CandaceHinz
  11. Schedule 2 narcotics unlocked?
    by mth422 Jul 11, '12
    1
    sunny3811
  12. IV question!
    by rebecca12 Jul 10, '12
    1
    iluvivt
  13. Med Dose Calc - Is It Possible Some Just Don't Get "It"?
    by DoGoodThenGo Jun 25, '12
    15
    Aeterna
  14. Did I do the wrong thing by holding my residents coumadin dose?
    by NewGrad828 Jun 17, '12
    8
    libran1984
  15. NPO for surgery
    by AggieNurse99 Jun 28, '12
    13
    roser13
  16. Subcutaneous air and IV infiltration
    by 90orLess Jul 7, '12
    5
    Esme12
  17. Oxygen for the anxious patient
    by Caffeinated RN Jul 5, '12
    10
    That Guy
  18. Epi for all?
    by grownuprosie Apr 10, '12
    7
    canned_bread
  19. IV question
    by Animal3 Jun 29, '12
    14
    MunoRN
  20. Please Help - Need Advice re: Med Error
    by July17 Jun 16, '12
    5
    Dafabb
  21. Can nurses write page numbers for narcs on prescription labels
    by Mandiee Jul 4, '12
    3
    caliotter3
  22. THC causes cell death.  Very interesting
    by elprup Jun 29, '12
    8
    malamud69
  23. IV help
    by cherrysyrup RN Jun 28, '12
    8
    minnymi
  24. Poison Ivy - Cortizone Injection or Oral Steroid?
    • Closed
    by colleen10 Jan 22, '02
    4
    JustBeachyNurse
  25. For this question on droppers I think its two types.. So can both of them be the ansr
    by Aongroup1990 Jun 29, '12
    4
    jmdRN
  26. Med order question -giving Roxanol to someone who is dying
    by Need2Care May 20, '12
    15
    DYLANB
  27. wonky Adenocard prescription
    by HeartNurse3 Jun 10, '12
    4
    Bec7074
  28. Options for allergy treatment with true allergy to antihistamines?
    by ceecel.dee Jun 15, '12
    1
    Christy1019
  29. Lasix and Hyponatremia
    by CyclicalEvents Jun 8, '12
    28
    GrnTea
  30. hydrochlorothiazide question
    by gonzo1 Jun 12, '12
    1
    classicdame
  31. oral glucose administration
    by sheilasue1 Jun 11, '12
    2
    Silverdragon102
  32. Administering oral glucose gel
    by sheilasue1 Jun 11, '12
  33. need help with a question concerning math?
    by Aongroup1990 Jun 9, '12
    6
    Esme12
  34. Clarification on Florida RN scope of practice r/t propofol, etomidate, succs, etc...
    by JJTRN Jun 10, '12
    1
    MunoRN
  35. Why cannot give IV medication via artery?
    • Closed
    by suizzz Aug 8, '09
    37
    Backtoyou2011
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