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. No more piggybacking zosyn?
    by RENEfromLA May 25, '12
    19
    CandaceHinz
  2. Schedule 2 narcotics unlocked?
    by mth422 Jul 11, '12
    1
    sunny3811
  3. IV question!
    by rebecca12 Jul 10, '12
    1
    iluvivt
  4. Med Dose Calc - Is It Possible Some Just Don't Get "It"?
    by DoGoodThenGo Jun 25, '12
    15
    Aeterna
  5. Did I do the wrong thing by holding my residents coumadin dose?
    by NewGrad828 Jun 17, '12
    8
    libran1984
  6. NPO for surgery
    by AggieNurse99 Jun 28, '12
    13
    roser13
  7. Subcutaneous air and IV infiltration
    by 90orLess Jul 7, '12
    5
    Esme12
  8. Oxygen for the anxious patient
    by Caffeinated RN Jul 5, '12
    10
    That Guy
  9. Epi for all?
    by grownuprosie Apr 10, '12
    7
    canned_bread
  10. IV question
    by Animal3 Jun 29, '12
    14
    MunoRN
  11. Please Help - Need Advice re: Med Error
    by July17 Jun 16, '12
    5
    Dafabb
  12. Can nurses write page numbers for narcs on prescription labels
    by Mandiee Jul 4, '12
    3
    caliotter3
  13. THC causes cell death.  Very interesting
    by elprup Jun 29, '12
    8
    malamud69
  14. IV help
    by cherrysyrup RN Jun 28, '12
    8
    minnymi
  15. Poison Ivy - Cortizone Injection or Oral Steroid?
    • Closed
    by colleen10 Jan 22, '02
    4
    JustBeachyNurse
  16. 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
  17. Med order question -giving Roxanol to someone who is dying
    by Need2Care May 20, '12
    15
    DYLANB
  18. wonky Adenocard prescription
    by HeartNurse3 Jun 10, '12
    4
    Bec7074
  19. Options for allergy treatment with true allergy to antihistamines?
    by ceecel.dee Jun 15, '12
    1
    Christy1019
  20. Lasix and Hyponatremia
    by CyclicalEvents Jun 8, '12
    28
    GrnTea
  21. hydrochlorothiazide question
    by gonzo1 Jun 12, '12
    1
    classicdame
  22. oral glucose administration
    by sheilasue1 Jun 11, '12
    2
    Silverdragon102
  23. Administering oral glucose gel
    by sheilasue1 Jun 11, '12
  24. need help with a question concerning math?
    by Aongroup1990 Jun 9, '12
    6
    Esme12
  25. Clarification on Florida RN scope of practice r/t propofol, etomidate, succs, etc...
    by JJTRN Jun 10, '12
    1
    MunoRN
  26. Why cannot give IV medication via artery?
    • Closed
    by suizzz Aug 8, '09
    37
    Backtoyou2011
  27. I need help with a dosage question on medicine please?Thanks
    by Aongroup1990 Jun 6, '12
    21
    Aongroup1990
  28. Splitting pills outside of nurse's scope of practice?
    Poll by thesundowner May 29, '12
    45
    Esme12
  29. How early is too early to give a PRN med?
    by luckynurse_1234 Feb 22, '12
    17
    Reese0608
  30. Single dose vial meds
    Poll by curtiv May 30, '12
    5
    canned_bread
  31. B12 injections,can you give it in the arm muscle?
    by Blackheartednurse Jul 6, '10
    30
    canned_bread
  32. How much pain medicine is too much?
    by jlwerley Jun 5, '12
    35
    canned_bread
  33. Starting new job on a surgical ward soon
    by studentnurse50 Jun 4, '12
  34. Least painful injection site
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    by kate_osb Dec 30, '04
    6
  35. Math review question
    by lillysa1919 Jun 3, '12
    6
    lillysa1919
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