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. Pushing 0.5 ml med into a central line
    by Neverbefore Jan 16, '12
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    scimajor
  2. D5W vs. D5 NS
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    by LucyLu Apr 3, '07
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    sirI
  3. Question about compazine
    by DMANDE48 Jan 28, '12
    1
    brownbook
  4. Error-prone abbreviations, symbols and dose designations
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    by adrienurse Jan 24, '07
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    Saiderap
  5. Best way to push 0.5 mL med into a central line?
    by Neverbefore Jan 16, '12
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    MunoRN
  6. Zofran
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    by scoopyjosh Jun 18, '08
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    OCNRN63
  7. Describe how the unique approach to learning at McMaster will help your learning?
    by blue.streak Jan 12, '12
    1
    FallOutNurse
  8. Peripheral Line Not for ABT?
    by FutureRN_NP Jan 7, '12
    11
    NicuGal
  9. Why does Levaquin cause hypotension?
    by Bumashes Jan 11, '12
    7
    Bumashes
  10. 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
  11. Rocephin Infusions..
    by nurse blondie93 Nov 14, '11
    1
    poopprincess
  12. Meditech eMAR faulty?
    by autumnowl Dec 9, '11
    1
    one03grad
  13. Ativan...ETOH History...7mg IV last night? Too much?
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    by Jomo1994z71 Aug 7, '08
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    JennNJ83
  14. Rotation for transdermal medication patches
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    by 2425baldy Apr 22, '08
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    carolmaccas66
  15. Driving  a vehicle while receiving IVIG infusion.
    by RN'd Dec 8, '11
    2
    kids
  16. timing of bp meds
    by NewbieKate Aug 12, '11
    3
    checker1981
  17. Appropriate age to stop using vastus in children
    by TheOracle Dec 7, '11
    1
    checker1981
  18. 9 rights of medications
    by Jonesskky RN Nov 22, '10
    7
    carolmaccas66
  19. 1%LIDO W epi1:1000 vs. 2% lido
    by LampsandCoffeeLPN Dec 7, '11
  20. Predrawing insulin in LTC
    by ChristopherH Dec 2, '11
    2
    carolmaccas66
  21. Benadryl use with Dilaudid.. just curious!
    by mandaaRN Dec 5, '11
    22
    kids
  22. Sterile Water Vs Bac Water?
    by jassmin Mar 18, '11
    2
    kjenkins55
  23. Antivirals for genital herpes
    by rburns12174 Oct 28, '11
    1
    ChristopherH
  24. IV Fluids
    by Soflo_RN Oct 16, '11
    3
    LaurenNicoleRN
  25. Question about Sliding Scale insulin
    by qwertz Jul 11, '11
    11
    LaurenNicoleRN
  26. Check a blood sugar before giving Glucophage?
    by WeepingAngel Oct 15, '11
    3
    freda_o
  27. androgel patch
    by Zen123 Nov 20, '11
    9
    Anisettes
  28. IV saline/hep lock
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    by ChiSmile6 Sep 17, '09
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    chernogolovka
  29. Exactly HOW addictive do you think Ambien is?
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    by justme1972 Mar 24, '08
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    PinkRocksLikeMe
  30. rectal kayexelate
    by jingaRN Nov 9, '11
    2
    jingaRN
  31. IV fluids for babies, adults and elderly
    by wingcharm Nov 12, '11
  32. Albuterol vs. Xopenex....
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    by deespoohbear Jan 27, '03
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    kamil77
  33. Percocet PRN
    by ChristineWV Jul 9, '11
    22
    CharmedJ7
  34. Are these commonly given together?
    by Mamanurse2 Sep 21, '11
    1
    Christy1019
  35. fluticasone aerosol + nasal spray
    by sogreenrn Sep 2, '11
    4
    Kunzieo
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