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. Alcohol swabs and iv access ports
    by luellamae Jul 17, '12
    11
    picurn10
  2. Air in IV line
    by beatrice1 Jul 20, '12
    10
    picurn10
  3. Too much insulin, almost killed my pt
    by ohclem3nt Jul 30, '12
    2
    FlyingScot
  4. Using haldol
    by WildOne Jul 30, '12
    10
    sapphire18
  5. Be Vigilant About Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Toxicity
    Article FAQs by TheCommuter Jul 20, '12
    24
    kbrn2002
  6. IV Valium and precipitates...
    • Closed
    by WSU_Ally_RN Dec 7, '08
    12
    Nursetastic
  7. IV Administration of drugs...KVO vs numerous saline flushes??
    • Closed
    by LucyLu May 10, '07
    10
    iluvivt
  8. Pulling meds for other nurses
    by kmjohnson924 Jul 22, '12
    1
    dudette10
  9. Pyxis (almost) nightmares.  PLEASE be careful.
    by dudette10 Jul 21, '12
    24
    marycarney
  10. Confused out of control dementia pts
    Photo by jrwest Jul 20, '12
    7
    rosey35cna
  11. Can anyone explain to me the rationale behind this order?
    by MyUserName,RN Jul 20, '12
    23
    MyUserName,RN
  12. Giving the wrong meds.
    by Julie19 Jul 18, '12
    15
    Hygiene Queen
  13. Right or wrong? Need some advice
    by Miknsha Jul 2, '12
    39
    michelle126
  14. No bicarb for met. acidosis?
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Jul 18, '12
    3
    tokebi
  15. Medication Errors
    by jenzul Jul 12, '12
    4
    BrandonLPN
  16. Main IVF solution compatibility (specifically LR)
    by fiveofpeep Jul 18, '12
    3
    fiveofpeep
  17. Medication calculation Help please
    by emilytsay1207 May 24, '12
    6
    Esme12
  18. IVIG question
    • Closed
    by hemenurse Jan 6, '09
    6
    emsdoc39
  19. No more piggybacking zosyn?
    by RENEfromLA May 25, '12
    19
    CandaceHinz
  20. Schedule 2 narcotics unlocked?
    by mth422 Jul 11, '12
    1
    sunny3811
  21. IV question!
    by rebecca12 Jul 10, '12
    1
    iluvivt
  22. Med Dose Calc - Is It Possible Some Just Don't Get "It"?
    by DoGoodThenGo Jun 25, '12
    15
    Aeterna
  23. Did I do the wrong thing by holding my residents coumadin dose?
    by NewGrad828 Jun 17, '12
    8
    libran1984
  24. NPO for surgery
    by AggieNurse99 Jun 28, '12
    13
    roser13
  25. Subcutaneous air and IV infiltration
    by 90orLess Jul 7, '12
    5
    Esme12
  26. Oxygen for the anxious patient
    by Caffeinated RN Jul 5, '12
    10
    That Guy
  27. Epi for all?
    by grownuprosie Apr 10, '12
    7
    canned_bread
  28. IV question
    by Animal3 Jun 29, '12
    14
    MunoRN
  29. Please Help - Need Advice re: Med Error
    by July17 Jun 16, '12
    5
    Dafabb
  30. Can nurses write page numbers for narcs on prescription labels
    by Mandiee Jul 4, '12
    3
    caliotter3
  31. THC causes cell death.  Very interesting
    by elprup Jun 29, '12
    8
    malamud69
  32. IV help
    by cherrysyrup RN Jun 28, '12
    8
    minnymi
  33. Poison Ivy - Cortizone Injection or Oral Steroid?
    • Closed
    by colleen10 Jan 22, '02
    4
    JustBeachyNurse
  34. 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
  35. Med order question -giving Roxanol to someone who is dying
    by Need2Care May 20, '12
    15
    DYLANB
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