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. Peripheral Line Not for ABT?
    by FutureRN_NP Jan 7, '12
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    NicuGal
  2. Why does Levaquin cause hypotension?
    by Bumashes Jan 11, '12
    7
    Bumashes
  3. 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
    33
    psu_213
  4. Rocephin Infusions..
    by nurse blondie93 Nov 14, '11
    1
    poopprincess
  5. Meditech eMAR faulty?
    by autumnowl Dec 9, '11
    1
    one03grad
  6. Ativan...ETOH History...7mg IV last night? Too much?
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    by Jomo1994z71 Aug 7, '08
    34
    JennNJ83
  7. Rotation for transdermal medication patches
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    by 2425baldy Apr 22, '08
    8
    carolmaccas66
  8. Driving  a vehicle while receiving IVIG infusion.
    by RN'd Dec 8, '11
    2
    kids
  9. timing of bp meds
    by NewbieKate Aug 12, '11
    3
    checker1981
  10. Appropriate age to stop using vastus in children
    by TheOracle Dec 7, '11
    1
    checker1981
  11. 9 rights of medications
    by Jonesskky RN Nov 22, '10
    7
    carolmaccas66
  12. 1%LIDO W epi1:1000 vs. 2% lido
    by LampsandCoffeeLPN Dec 7, '11
  13. Predrawing insulin in LTC
    by ChristopherH Dec 2, '11
    2
    carolmaccas66
  14. Benadryl use with Dilaudid.. just curious!
    by mandaaRN Dec 5, '11
    22
    kids
  15. Sterile Water Vs Bac Water?
    by jassmin Mar 18, '11
    2
    kjenkins55
  16. Antivirals for genital herpes
    by rburns12174 Oct 28, '11
    1
    ChristopherH
  17. IV Fluids
    by Soflo_RN Oct 16, '11
    3
    LaurenNicoleRN
  18. Question about Sliding Scale insulin
    by qwertz Jul 11, '11
    11
    LaurenNicoleRN
  19. Check a blood sugar before giving Glucophage?
    by WeepingAngel Oct 15, '11
    3
    freda_o
  20. androgel patch
    by Zen123 Nov 20, '11
    9
    Anisettes
  21. IV saline/hep lock
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    by ChiSmile6 Sep 17, '09
    7
    chernogolovka
  22. Exactly HOW addictive do you think Ambien is?
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    by justme1972 Mar 24, '08
    35
    PinkRocksLikeMe
  23. rectal kayexelate
    by jingaRN Nov 9, '11
    2
    jingaRN
  24. IV fluids for babies, adults and elderly
    by wingcharm Nov 12, '11
  25. Albuterol vs. Xopenex....
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    by deespoohbear Jan 27, '03
    22
    kamil77
  26. Percocet PRN
    by ChristineWV Jul 9, '11
    22
    CharmedJ7
  27. Are these commonly given together?
    by Mamanurse2 Sep 21, '11
    1
    Christy1019
  28. fluticasone aerosol + nasal spray
    by sogreenrn Sep 2, '11
    4
    Kunzieo
  29. Nursing students and new nurses.....about injection sites
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    by TazziRN Nov 26, '06
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    wooh
  30. Injection questions, Insulin, Lovenox
    by Epona Oct 22, '11
    18
    SweetseRN
  31. 4 hourly vs 4/24
    by wingcharm Oct 25, '11
    2
    wingcharm
  32. Research question
    by debunker Oct 19, '11
  33. How Do You Administer The Following Meds?
    by All4NursingRN Oct 4, '11
    6
  34. TBI contraindicate Benzo's WHY?
    by dudemursestudent Oct 18, '11
  35. im injection
    by peaceful nurse Sep 26, '11
    9
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