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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    kookabura777
  2. Heparin IV Administration
    by NurseNibbles Jun 1, '10
    5
    NurseNibbles
  3. PCA, dilaudid and hospice--question
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    1
    LouisVRN
  4. Cold IV fluid through Picc line..?
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    5
    IVRUS
  5. Xigris
    by TigerGalLE Apr 6, '10
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  6. Any advice re: subcut injection angle
    by studentatthemoment Feb 23, '10
    1
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  7. lovenox
    by becky0124 Apr 27, '10
    8
    meandragonbrett
  8. High Alert Medications
    by NRSKarenRN Apr 24, '10
  9. Lovenox question
    by kirstyn_rn Apr 21, '10
  10. Jcaho Medication Reconciliation
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    by SEOBowhntr Jun 7, '06
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    Ellekat
  11. gut flora
    by rabbitsong Apr 16, '10
  12. Medication standing orders
    by WorkinperthAus Apr 14, '10
    1
    meandragonbrett
  13. Old Fashioned Med System
    by abundance56 Apr 6, '10
    2
    loriangel14
  14. Question: INR, PT, PTT related to Coumadin HELP!
    by hjbostrom, SN Apr 12, '10
    1
    NRSKarenRN
  15. Strange A. Fib Event HELP!!!!
    by sperry1964 Apr 6, '10
    1
    HollyHobby
  16. Holding Coumadin for lab draw
    by luvidaho Mar 8, '10
    3
    systoly
  17. HELP! Sliding Scale vs Tight Insulin Control
    by sheryl1304 Apr 5, '10
  18. Feedback on the use of lidocaine with IV Potassium
    by Xcited 2B-N-RN Mar 29, '10
    2
    cardiacmadeline
  19. Monodose pre-filled vaccines
    by MissIt Mar 28, '10
  20. Creatinine clearance & antibiotics..help?
    by BlindFaithLPN Jan 17, '10
    2
    Michigan
  21. URGENT: med order question
    by Annginac2007 Mar 19, '10
    1
    donsterRN
  22. Gave short acting insulin instead of long acting
    by hhlvn2121 Jan 14, '10
    4
    LoveANurse09
  23. Thalidomide
    by iNurseUK Mar 15, '10
  24. FDA boosts its warning on Plavix
    by NRSKarenRN Mar 14, '10
  25. Help with questions on meds
    by mcpnurse Feb 2, '10
    2
    HollyHobby
  26. Meds a New Grad should know?
    by carebearsRN Feb 2, '10
    3
    chillchick
  27. "Keep Vein Open" rate - Thesis research
    by rdrexx Nov 8, '09
    5
    Moogie
  28. Lovenox(enoxaparin) SQ
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    Poll by sharann Mar 17, '02
    68
    new_oldRN
  29. easy ways to remember meds and identify them
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    by female12233 Jul 18, '09
    3
    alliesgal
  30. Heparine, Lovenox, Coumadin... which one?
    by beatrice1 Feb 16, '10
    6
    ivorybunny
  31. Can Fentanyl Patches Be Replaced Sooner to Improve Pain Control?
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    by NRSKarenRN Jan 17, '08
    15
    MarciCRN
  32. check those blister packs
    by makes needs known Feb 5, '10
    3
    redtshirt
  33. Can Geodon 40mg capsules be split in half?
    by KayKlonopin Dec 3, '09
    2
    sethmctenn
  34. OTC Mucinex DM Expectorant & Cough Suppressant Question
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    by rockytopRN2b Feb 5, '10
    9
    NRSKarenRN
  35. Xylocaine gel
    by Bicycleboy Jan 22, '10
    2
    tewdles
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