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. Cutting Nitro patches?
    by Ginger80 Nov 16, '10
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    wooh
  2. Med Errors
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    by Angie O'Plasty, RN Nov 30, '04
    210
    catlvr
  3. Parkinsons and Haldol
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    by Pd Advocate Oct 13, '10
    17
    traumaRUs
  4. Med Errors and Personal Stories
    by mag_e Nov 3, '10
  5. How Soon Should A Nurse Be Notified Of A Med Error?
    by CruisNrn Oct 25, '10
    2
    systoly
  6. Can Lovenox Injection Be Too Deep?
    by redraider1977 Jul 30, '10
    5
    AshNix
  7. Im confused when you inject air into the vials
    by Lululi Sep 26, '10
    5
    LouisVRN
  8. Rocephin + Decadron + Depomedrol
    by revrenhex Oct 19, '10
  9. zofran question
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    by Nurse Lulu Feb 12, '08
    27
    nwrn2010
  10. Milk of Magnesia/ other Magnesium Salts increase serum Na?
    by Mikil Oct 14, '10
    1
    Asystole RN
  11. Insulin Pens
    by amaristrs Oct 12, '10
    3
    amaristrs
  12. Medications in Pregnancy or Lactation
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    by VickyRN Dec 27, '06
    11
    ccrnmomnb
  13. Postpartum pain control, what to give?
    by ccrnmomnb Oct 12, '10
  14. Heparin - syringe to use?
    by pistolchick Sep 28, '10
    4
    grandmawrinkle
  15. Pain meds & VS
    by solneeshka Apr 16, '10
    7
    MissJulie
  16. Sub Q Fentanyl
    by nightchild8 Feb 26, '10
    2
    grandmawrinkle
  17. question about breathing tx's
    by cna2lpn80 Aug 30, '10
    4
    MissSpectacular
  18. Miralax & thickened liquids
    by pistolchick Jul 4, '10
    8
    MissBrn
  19. subcutaneous injection through Z track
    by oncnurse73 Jul 23, '10
    2
    MissBrn
  20. EPINEPHrine Shortage May Result in Dangerous Medication Errors
    by NRSKarenRN Aug 17, '10
  21. Subcutaneous vitamin K
    by MissIt Apr 14, '10
    1
    KSU-SN
  22. TPN, Chemo and double lumen central line
    by jteaff Jul 25, '10
    3
    purple08
  23. Insulin administration
    by Sunnysidegirl Apr 24, '10
    9
    FiduciaRN
  24. Are vancomycin and ceftriaxone compatible?
    by Nursebabe2009 Jun 26, '10
    3
    Asystole RN
  25. How do you deal with residents who only want to take a fraction of a med ordered?
    by GLORIAmunchkin72 May 4, '10
    11
    tewdles
  26. Dipyridamole,what is the true purpose of this drug?!
    by Blackheartednurse Jun 26, '10
    7
    rn/writer
  27. Need help thinking of this IV drug for pulmonary HTN
    by karyan06 Jun 26, '10
    6
    AbeFrohman
  28. APAP Supp?
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    by SuperNurse2009 Jun 18, '10
    12
    mamamerlee
  29. pulmicort and albuterol mixed together?
    by smartnurse1982 Jun 10, '10
    2
    caliotter3
  30. how many gtts/bottle?
    by pistolchick Jun 15, '10
    4
    pistolchick
  31. IV fluid replacement question debating book answer
    • Closed
    by scibruin Jun 11, '10
    2
    scibruin
  32. IV Morphine Push
    by Sweetie2005 Mar 22, '10
    7
    iluvivt
  33. Cardizem and hypotension...whats the mechanism
    by Alford Jun 6, '10
    3
    kookabura777
  34. Heparin IV Administration
    by NurseNibbles Jun 1, '10
    5
    NurseNibbles
  35. PCA, dilaudid and hospice--question
    by funny1u Apr 2, '10
    1
    LouisVRN
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