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. Clarification on Florida RN scope of practice r/t propofol, etomidate, succs, etc...
    by JJTRN Jun 10, '12
    1
    MunoRN
  2. Why cannot give IV medication via artery?
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    by suizzz Aug 8, '09
    37
    Backtoyou2011
  3. I need help with a dosage question on medicine please?Thanks
    by Aongroup1990 Jun 6, '12
    21
    Aongroup1990
  4. Splitting pills outside of nurse's scope of practice?
    Poll by thesundowner May 29, '12
    45
    Esme12
  5. How early is too early to give a PRN med?
    by luckynurse_1234 Feb 22, '12
    17
    Reese0608
  6. Single dose vial meds
    Poll by curtiv May 30, '12
    5
    canned_bread
  7. B12 injections,can you give it in the arm muscle?
    by Blackheartednurse Jul 6, '10
    30
    canned_bread
  8. How much pain medicine is too much?
    by jlwerley Jun 5, '12
    35
    canned_bread
  9. Starting new job on a surgical ward soon
    by studentnurse50 Jun 4, '12
  10. Least painful injection site
    • Closed
    by kate_osb Dec 30, '04
    6
  11. Math review question
    by lillysa1919 Jun 3, '12
    6
    lillysa1919
  12. help please! morphine side effects!
    by missnurse2012 May 28, '12
    30
    maelstrom143
  13. Pain Meds
    by erin1821 May 29, '12
    18
    psu_213
  14. What is "stacking"?
    by whisperinrain Nov 24, '09
    12
    mwk80
  15. Missing Percocet
    by bebe8295 May 2, '12
    9
    NotFlo
  16. Time Frame for Med Administration
    by Unknown member May 24, '12
    31
  17. Medication/Pharmacy errors...
    by ObtundedRN Aug 5, '11
    25
    GitanoRN
  18. 2 Med Errors in 6 months
    by shipmanmisty May 20, '12
    2
    GitanoRN
  19. First med error.
    by me1989 Apr 22, '12
    3
    lumbarpain
  20. Pre-Pour medication: to do or not to do
    by Do_Good May 8, '12
    20
    lumbarpain
  21. Lidocaine with Rocephin IM?
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    by StNeotser Jun 19, '07
    48
    Mom23kitties
  22. What Do You Think?: What's Your Protocol On This?
    by All4NursingRN Apr 3, '12
    9
    lumbarpain
  23. Med Errors
    by tn nurse May 16, '12
    1
    amoLucia
  24. Dosage calculation help
    by Chelsi8907 May 15, '12
    4
    Chelsi8907
  25. anyone noticing a massive increase in angiedema in patients on lisinopril?
    by Sirapples May 14, '12
    23
    SHGR
  26. Dimenhydrinate Reaction
    by verivici May 10, '12
  27. Methotrexate
    by BellaInBlueScrubsRN Apr 29, '12
    9
    Elvish
  28. Lab values & Alpha blockers
    by SaraC618 May 4, '12
    1
    Hygiene Queen
  29. ACE inhibitor blood pressure drugs severe side effect: angioedema
    by NRSKarenRN May 2, '12
    2
    CrunchRN
  30. Conflicting advice
    by Dka805 May 1, '12
  31. Is this SOP for hospital pharmacies? Convuluted story but ...
    by qaqueen Apr 24, '12
    2
    morte
  32. In need of reconstitution medication help. Vancomyacin,Pip Taz.
    by 24Learn Apr 25, '12
    8
    KelRN215
  33. Verbal orders vs written orders
    by kateb8 Apr 16, '12
    12
    rgroyer1RNBSN
  34. DIGOXIN - conflicting information!
    by demylenated Jul 11, '11
    4
  35. Lasix IVP IV rate vs PICC rate
    by mrmedical Feb 8, '12
    3
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