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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  2. Gluc checks after drinking
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    3
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  7. D5W vs. D5 NS
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    by LucyLu Apr 3, '07
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    sirI
  8. Question about compazine
    by DMANDE48 Jan 28, '12
    1
    brownbook
  9. Error-prone abbreviations, symbols and dose designations
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    by adrienurse Jan 24, '07
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    Saiderap
  10. Best way to push 0.5 mL med into a central line?
    by Neverbefore Jan 16, '12
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    MunoRN
  11. Zofran
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    by scoopyjosh Jun 18, '08
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    OCNRN63
  12. Describe how the unique approach to learning at McMaster will help your learning?
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  13. Peripheral Line Not for ABT?
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  14. Why does Levaquin cause hypotension?
    by Bumashes Jan 11, '12
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  15. Can you piggyback critical meds like IV Potassium or Mag at your hospital?
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    by Angie O'Plasty, RN Dec 1, '07
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    psu_213
  16. Rocephin Infusions..
    by nurse blondie93 Nov 14, '11
    1
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  17. Meditech eMAR faulty?
    by autumnowl Dec 9, '11
    1
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  18. Ativan...ETOH History...7mg IV last night? Too much?
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    by Jomo1994z71 Aug 7, '08
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  19. Rotation for transdermal medication patches
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    by 2425baldy Apr 22, '08
    8
    carolmaccas66
  20. Driving  a vehicle while receiving IVIG infusion.
    by RN'd Dec 8, '11
    2
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  21. timing of bp meds
    by NewbieKate Aug 12, '11
    3
    checker1981
  22. Appropriate age to stop using vastus in children
    by TheOracle Dec 7, '11
    1
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  23. 9 rights of medications
    by Jonesskky RN Nov 22, '10
    7
    carolmaccas66
  24. 1%LIDO W epi1:1000 vs. 2% lido
    by LampsandCoffeeLPN Dec 7, '11
  25. Predrawing insulin in LTC
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  26. Benadryl use with Dilaudid.. just curious!
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    22
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  27. Sterile Water Vs Bac Water?
    by jassmin Mar 18, '11
    2
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    1
    ChristopherH
  29. IV Fluids
    by Soflo_RN Oct 16, '11
    3
    LaurenNicoleRN
  30. Question about Sliding Scale insulin
    by qwertz Jul 11, '11
    11
    LaurenNicoleRN
  31. Check a blood sugar before giving Glucophage?
    by WeepingAngel Oct 15, '11
    3
    freda_o
  32. androgel patch
    by Zen123 Nov 20, '11
    9
    Anisettes
  33. IV saline/hep lock
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    by ChiSmile6 Sep 17, '09
    7
    chernogolovka
  34. Exactly HOW addictive do you think Ambien is?
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    by justme1972 Mar 24, '08
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  35. rectal kayexelate
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