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. are filter needles necessary?
    by brownbook Jul 17, '10
    38
    Lev <3
  2. Chest Pain protocols
    by Lev <3 Aug 9
    10
    psu_213
  3. What rate should I infuse at?
    by ToBeContinued Aug 4
    13
    ToBeContinued
  4. passing meds for another unit
    by chsc Aug 7
    1
    Pepper The Cat
  5. Do you still perform skin testing prior to giving IV antibiotic?
    by plethoraldork Feb 24, '12
    27
    iluvivt
  6. Slamming in IVP meds and Running Incompatible Meds Together: Is it as bad as they say
    by RNdynamic Jul 10
    31
    Ruby Vee
  7. Lost Ephedrine
    by filam rose Aug 2
    1
    Esme12
  8. Use of RX medicines
    by jacksonse1 Jul 17
    10
    toomuchbaloney
  9. Pain reliefs
    by luckykitkat Jul 21
    2
    wtbcrna
  10. Prophylactic SubQ heparin injections
    by 0.adamantite Jul 15
    1
    dexm
  11. crystallisation in a CSCI
    by wellable Jul 16
    1
    iluvivt
  12. correct placement of sq Lovenox
    by Arlenec Jul 10
    8
    icuRNmaggie
  13. pt refuses, wants med later
    by chsc Jun 8
    8
    sharpeimom
  14. So, as a nurse it's my #1 priority to serve your narcs on a platter...
    by Nola009 May 11
    58
    icuRNmaggie
  15. caught a med error. ...stress. ..
    by thatnurse17 Jun 7
    25
    nurse2033
  16. hypoglycemic treatment for NPO patients
    by llaurse1 Jul 11
    3
    melizerd
  17. b12 injections
    by mya2bee Jul 8
    7
    mya2bee
  18. Pushing Dilaudid?
    by chacmool Nov 2, '09
    98
    vintagePN
  19. How does heparinizing ports work?
    by Ted D Jul 1
    15
    iluvivt
  20. removing heparin from ports
    by Mr. Murse Jul 5
    6
    IVRUS
  21. Which inhaler needs to be given first?
    by solanim Jul 5
    35
    4thGenRN2B
  22. Patient who continually refuses her meds
    by HollyMH May 22
    9
  23. Not using an Alcohol swab before injections
    by newgrad1988 Jul 2
    16
    newgrad1988
  24. Concurrent IVS
    by Kaltia Jun 23
    16
    ~PedsRN~
  25. Proper Medication and Treatment Administering Videos
    by xxMichelleJxx Jun 15
    4
    xoemmylouox
  26. What is the better antiemetic zofran or phenergan?
    by rinaldi022 Jun 24
    24
    sslamster
  27. Remedial Medication Admin Training
    by duckytn Jul 1
    1
    Esme12
  28. bumex drip administration
    by moonunit1130 Jun 26
    6
    Esme12
  29. What am I missing here?
    by Cat_LPN Jun 27
    8
    Esme12
  30. Med errors
    by debi49 Jun 24
    5
    KRVRN
  31. Made a drug error and feel sick
    by jojo14627 Jun 27
    5
    JeanOfAllTraits
  32. Telephone order?
    by elizabeth_alvior Jun 23
    4
    ICURN3020
  33. Can you add B12 to LRS?
    by vlkapusta Jun 27
    3
    june2009
  34. G - tube
    by nursingforjesus Jun 18
    10
    Kaltia
  35. Vanco: give or wait for vanco trough?
    by rn.5245 Jun 14
    23
    ~PedsRN~
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