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. Monodose pre-filled vaccines
    by MissIt Mar 28, '10
  2. Creatinine clearance & antibiotics..help?
    by BlindFaithLPN Jan 17, '10
    2
    Michigan
  3. URGENT: med order question
    by Annginac2007 Mar 19, '10
    1
    donsterRN
  4. Gave short acting insulin instead of long acting
    by hhlvn2121 Jan 14, '10
    4
    LoveANurse09
  5. Thalidomide
    by iNurseUK Mar 15, '10
  6. FDA boosts its warning on Plavix
    by NRSKarenRN Mar 14, '10
  7. Help with questions on meds
    by mcpnurse Feb 2, '10
    2
    HollyHobby
  8. Meds a New Grad should know?
    by carebearsRN Feb 2, '10
    3
    chillchick
  9. "Keep Vein Open" rate - Thesis research
    by rdrexx Nov 8, '09
    5
    Moogie
  10. Lovenox(enoxaparin) SQ
    • Closed
    Poll by sharann Mar 17, '02
    68
    new_oldRN
  11. easy ways to remember meds and identify them
    • Closed
    by female12233 Jul 18, '09
    3
    alliesgal
  12. Heparine, Lovenox, Coumadin... which one?
    by beatrice1 Feb 16, '10
    6
    ivorybunny
  13. Can Fentanyl Patches Be Replaced Sooner to Improve Pain Control?
    • Closed
    by NRSKarenRN Jan 17, '08
    15
    MarciCRN
  14. check those blister packs
    by makes needs known Feb 5, '10
    3
    redtshirt
  15. Can Geodon 40mg capsules be split in half?
    by KayKlonopin Dec 3, '09
    2
    sethmctenn
  16. OTC Mucinex DM Expectorant & Cough Suppressant Question
    • Closed
    by rockytopRN2b Feb 5, '10
    9
    NRSKarenRN
  17. Xylocaine gel
    by Bicycleboy Jan 22, '10
    2
    tewdles
  18. IV pump use
    by AndieWoke Jan 29, '10
    1
    iluvivt
  19. what is the difference between side effect  and adverse effect of the medication?
    by driveinstyle2005 Jan 8, '10
    1
    mcpnurse
  20. Bolus IVP followed by IV infusion
    • Closed
    by moredug1 Jun 22, '09
    6
    kadell
  21. questions about cardizem use?
    by palmm Jan 25, '10
  22. How does the Doc order the rate in IVF administration?
    • Closed
    by jamst149 Sep 2, '07
    16
    Toronto
  23. Question regarding Lasix and Bumetanide
    by LuVnLpN08 Jan 9, '10
    8
    NRSKarenRN
  24. Diluting IV narcotics = narcotics tampering?
    • Closed
    by mcknis Jan 28, '09
    24
  25. IV drop rate without a pump
    by chelynn Jan 8, '10
    1
    chare
  26. BID Order Questions
    by ShonaRN0522 Dec 26, '09
    9
    starletRN
  27. lisinopril+alzheimers?
    by traumajunkie83 Dec 23, '09
    1
    traumaRUs
  28. No stop date?
    by desalana Dec 17, '09
    1
    tewdles
  29. FDA states Prilosec & Plavix not to be given together. But....
    by elprup Dec 2, '09
    3
    sasha2lady
  30. anticlotting medications
    by jmaverick101 Nov 23, '09
    2
    tewdles
  31. Tylenol Suppository
    by sh1bby69 Nov 2, '09
    8
    Emergency RN
  32. Medical errors
    • Closed
    by jsm12 Jan 5, '09
    8
    JR816
  33. question on administering OTC meds
    • Closed
    by timpanzee Nov 7, '07
    14
    sasha2lady
  34. Weird Idiosyncratic Reaction????
    • Closed
    by belle87RN Nov 5, '09
    1
    NRSKarenRN
  35. I.M. injection in hip....
    by andreasmom02 Oct 30, '09
    3
    tewdles
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