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. Lactated Ringers VS 0.9% Saline
    by Bmg609 Feb 11
    12
    sslamster
  2. Hanging vs Pushing IV Meds- Which do you do?
    by mitral Mar 5
    8
    sslamster
  3. Which drugs are you required to count?
    by Emergent Mar 6
    17
    BSNINTHEWORKS
  4. is it safe to mix your own chemo in an outpatient oncology setting?
    by gvrn13 Mar 8
    14
    gvrn13
  5. Help!!!Too slow with med pass
    by rkc003 Feb 26
    8
    mitral
  6. Would you give a 2nd signature for another nurse who claimed she dropped a narc &
    by Nola009 Mar 4
    5
    BrandonLPN
  7. Signing off meds but not giving them
    by itsdebraanne Feb 26
    3
    ParisAntonel
  8. tpa in a small syringe
    by sistrmoon Feb 19
    25
    MunoRN
  9. Drug Shortages
    by CrufflerJJ Aug 8, '12
    31
    janfrn
  10. Question about giving Lovenox
    by SubSippi Sep 12, '13
    15
    CharmedLinz
  11. Potassium replacement while on clear liquid diet?
    by Alfi_srq Feb 19
    11
    BluegrassRN
  12. Why not give IVPB alone?
    by prenurse101 Feb 22
    9
    BluegrassRN
  13. Ambien- FDA Recommendations
    by sapphire18 Feb 23
    12
    applewhitern
  14. please help :(
    by novice.nurse Feb 22
    6
    sallyrnrrt
  15. Ambien psychosis?
    by Cat_LPN Sep 9, '10
    40
    Retired APRN
  16. Dedicated pill crushers/splitters
    by sistrmoon Feb 19
    19
    Ruby Vee
  17. PRN meds
    by mom-wife-nurse Jan 8
    29
    morte
  18. Crushing pills on long term care facilities
    by newgrad1988 Feb 19
    6
    pinkiepieRN
  19. Fentanyl I.V. drip??
    by zombieeegirl Jan 25
    3
    ChipNurse
  20. Wipe the iv port even with antibiotics?
    by Nurse-84 Jun 15, '13
    15
    AW-EMTP
  21. Who is responsible in this situation?
    by Amanda026 Feb 3
    21
    BlueLightRN
  22. Holding Antihypertiensives
    by jamiejohnson2007 Dec 22, '13
    30
    ParisAntonel
  23. Allergies and running codes
    by usetimewisely Feb 3
    13
    wooh
  24. united state
    by narwater Jan 31
    6
    Esme12
  25. Terrible Medication error
    by rekea526 Apr 17, '13
    36
    anon456
  26. Nexium Capsule!
    by jordanSt-john lvn Sep 16, '13
    9
    n.braham
  27. Chemical restraint and lazy nurses
    • Closed
    by Veronica.c Jan 26
    59
    traumaRUs
  28. what to do if I did not see the order
    by lolita_666 Jan 26
    7
    LakeEmerald
  29. Transportation of presription- narcotic
    Poll by kaitte Feb 7, '13
    13
    OCNRN63
  30. DON ordering nurses to administer meds contrary to MD's order
    by Myra Gail Jan 24
    6
    Esme12
  31. Heparin Nomogram
    by Emily24 Jan 14
    2
    ICULINDA
  32. UPDATE to Transportation of Mediction- Narcotics
    Poll by kaitte Jan 25
  33. acetaminophen..why?
    by seks Jan 19
    13
    mmc51264
  34. K-DUR
    • Closed
    by qwertyf Jan 23
    2
    Esme12
  35. oxy er and ir
    by Denise in PA Jan 15
    6
    KelRN215
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