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. Giving IM inject in a SQ space?
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    by onehusbandsevenkids Nov 3, '06
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    Isabelle49
  2. Pt safety concern: Lispro vs Regular
    by Retrox24 Aug 21, '11
    9
    #1ME
  3. Please interpret this med order
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    by Jennabugs Apr 2, '08
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    xtxrn
  4. Do you give meds without seeing the MDs order if he MAR has been checked?
    by canadianRNeducator Sep 29, '10
    33
    nola1202
  5. Is Normal Saline rate 100 or 50?
    by Nursebabe2009 Mar 24, '11
    2
    #1ME
  6. Any good med books to study?
    by andreasmom02 Jul 28, '11
    1
  7. low absorption tubing
    by turnforthenurseRN Aug 1, '11
  8. nasal sprays confound me
    by brownbook Jul 29, '11
    2
    brownbook
  9. Please help c this dilemma
    by pomlover08 Jul 20, '11
    6
    Havin' A Party!
  10. PT/INR/PTT info?coumadin/heparin-
    by angell883RN Jul 25, '11
    21
    GrnTea
  11. Aspirating for blood when giving injections to infants?....Have the rules changed?
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    by DutchgirlRN Mar 13, '06
    30
    DSkelton711
  12. Help with PRN medications
    by belle005 Jul 10, '11
    26
    tokmom
  13. Heard of Ambien lowering b/p?
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    by Holly27 Jan 3, '07
    9
    surviveslu
  14. Protonix use
    by laughingtoe Jul 8, '11
    11
    ckh23
  15. Nitropaste for IV infiltration?
    by queenjulie Jun 30, '11
    1
    iluvivt
  16. Do you wait long enough
    by commonsense Jun 11, '11
    3
    solneeshka
  17. Dilaudid IV - white
    by independ3nt Apr 4, '11
    11
    OC_An Khe
  18. How much Ativan is save to combine with 3mg of lunesta?
    by Vespa Jun 7, '11
    2
    dissent
  19. Heparin Drip Compatibilty
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    by Advocate1 Dec 16, '07
    16
    mylkoa
  20. Gave experimental UK drugs
    by *Posh* May 20, '11
    8
    NurseVoldemort
  21. Amiodarone drip
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    by fadingyouth Jun 15, '02
    7
    surviveslu
  22. IV Answers
    by Nursebabe2009 Mar 24, '11
    7
    rnccf2007
  23. Demerol dosage
    by myk_RN Apr 4, '11
    2
    Badger4lfe262
  24. Dose ranges on prn med orders
    by seabiscuitRN Mar 27, '11
    4
    Havin' A Party!
  25. Legal ? re: med timing
    by NightOwlNurse Feb 10, '11
    3
    LPN_FTW
  26. IM and SC injections
    by divaRN* Nov 5, '10
    1
    LPN_FTW
  27. adderall? how safe to mix with a sleeping pill
    by mg08 Mar 10, '11
    1
    billyboblewis
  28. PHARMACY PROBLEMS?
    by pharmacistKAREN Mar 9, '11
    17
    nerdtonurse?
  29. lovenox injections: SC, but where?
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    by lmz Mar 15, '06
    59
    TinyHineyRN
  30. Prescription needed for saline!?
    by Factory Ten Nov 16, '10
    1
    liveyourlife747
  31. PLEASE HELP! Diluent problems!
    by AshRNAthena Dec 30, '10
    2
    Jonathank
  32. Secondary IV med (piggyback)
    by flip/flop Feb 4, '11
    4
    OleMissRN
  33. Vasopressors and Insulin regulation
    by HURN Mar 2, '11
  34. What is this called?
    by Nursebabe2009 Feb 28, '11
    1
    annister
  35. Narcan use in septic shock?
    by annister Feb 24, '11
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