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. What is this called?
    by Nursebabe2009 Feb 28, '11
    1
    annister
  2. Narcan use in septic shock?
    by annister Feb 24, '11
  3. Dantrolene IV
    by G in Scrubs Feb 15, '11
  4. Medications - Mental Health Disorders
    • Closed
    by VickyRN Dec 27, '06
    8
    Mashira
  5. Embarrassingly simple question that has me confused...
    by Genuine_Pure_Setae Dec 24, '10
    5
  6. Question on piggybacking med
    by lil one Jul 29, '10
    6
    MOJO_RN
  7. IOM:  Increase Vitamin D intake to 600 IU/Day; also increase Calcium  dosing
    by NRSKarenRN Dec 3, '10
  8. Lots o' insulin
    by ProBeeRN Nov 17, '10
    2
    mcknis
  9. Factor 8 and possible error?
    by biblepoet Nov 14, '10
    2
    biblepoet
  10. Cutting Nitro patches?
    by Ginger80 Nov 16, '10
    11
    wooh
  11. Med Errors
    • Closed
    by Angie O'Plasty, RN Nov 30, '04
    210
    catlvr
  12. Parkinsons and Haldol
    • Closed
    by Pd Advocate Oct 13, '10
    17
    traumaRUs
  13. Med Errors and Personal Stories
    by mag_e Nov 3, '10
  14. How Soon Should A Nurse Be Notified Of A Med Error?
    by CruisNrn Oct 25, '10
    2
    systoly
  15. Can Lovenox Injection Be Too Deep?
    by redraider1977 Jul 30, '10
    5
    AshNix
  16. Im confused when you inject air into the vials
    by Lululi Sep 26, '10
    5
    LouisVRN
  17. Rocephin + Decadron + Depomedrol
    by revrenhex Oct 19, '10
  18. zofran question
    • Closed
    by Nurse Lulu Feb 12, '08
    27
    nwrn2010
  19. Milk of Magnesia/ other Magnesium Salts increase serum Na?
    by Mikil Oct 14, '10
    1
    Asystole RN
  20. Insulin Pens
    by amaristrs Oct 12, '10
    3
    amaristrs
  21. Medications in Pregnancy or Lactation
    • Closed
    by VickyRN Dec 27, '06
    11
    ccrnmomnb
  22. Postpartum pain control, what to give?
    by ccrnmomnb Oct 12, '10
  23. Heparin - syringe to use?
    by pistolchick Sep 28, '10
    4
    grandmawrinkle
  24. Pain meds & VS
    by solneeshka Apr 16, '10
    7
    MissJulie
  25. Sub Q Fentanyl
    by nightchild8 Feb 26, '10
    2
    grandmawrinkle
  26. question about breathing tx's
    by cna2lpn80 Aug 30, '10
    4
    MissSpectacular
  27. Miralax & thickened liquids
    by pistolchick Jul 4, '10
    8
    MissBrn
  28. subcutaneous injection through Z track
    by oncnurse73 Jul 23, '10
    2
    MissBrn
  29. EPINEPHrine Shortage May Result in Dangerous Medication Errors
    by NRSKarenRN Aug 17, '10
  30. Subcutaneous vitamin K
    by MissIt Apr 14, '10
    1
    KSU-SN
  31. TPN, Chemo and double lumen central line
    by jteaff Jul 25, '10
    3
    purple08
  32. Insulin administration
    by Sunnysidegirl Apr 24, '10
    9
    FiduciaRN
  33. Are vancomycin and ceftriaxone compatible?
    by Nursebabe2009 Jun 26, '10
    3
    Asystole RN
  34. How do you deal with residents who only want to take a fraction of a med ordered?
    by GLORIAmunchkin72 May 4, '10
    11
    tewdles
  35. Dipyridamole,what is the true purpose of this drug?!
    by Blackheartednurse Jun 26, '10
    7
    rn/writer
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