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. Medications Which Can Kill A Toddler With One Tablet Or Teaspoonful
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    by NRSKarenRN Oct 12, '07
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  2. Cardizem, rythmol, and dig.....oh my
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    by Nurse Lulu Jun 25, '09
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    Nurse Lulu
  3. US FDA: MedWatch --check site for drug recalls and updates
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    by NRSKarenRN Dec 26, '06
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    NRSKarenRN
  4. *** Propofol drug recall ***
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    by NRSKarenRN Jul 24, '09
  5. Diluting meds??
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    by mamaRN-09 Jul 14, '09
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    systoly
  6. Subutex interactions
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    by patient.advocate Jul 17, '09
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  7. 1/2NS +20meq KCL and urine output
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    by sediaz Jul 16, '09
  8. FDA Warns Certain Zicam Products  Can Permanently Damage Smell
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    by NRSKarenRN Jul 6, '09
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  9. Dilaudid question - Personal Opinion
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    by MayLady Dec 21, '08
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    dragonflies8888
  10. GEODON - route question
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    by drncrn Jul 1, '09
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    LovingNurse
  11. Bicillin injections
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    by lene1000 Jun 15, '09
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    lene1000
  12. Fleets enema
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    by tartay0211RN Jun 3, '09
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    NRSKarenRN
  13. Medication Tutorial
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    by NRSKarenRN Jul 30, '08
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    shrimpchips
  14. Medication that turns skin bluish?
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    by mistyda Jun 2, '09
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    Longie
  15. Help!  I should've wasted a medication & didn't!
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    by lizzieborden Apr 27, '09
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    blue'smom
  16. Lovenox administration, from a PATIENT's view
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    by zenderlee Jun 1, '09
  17. Nose sprays and a trach?
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    by RandomRN May 30, '09
  18. Looking for specific pda drug guide
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    by Kialya May 5, '09
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    emtb2rn
  19. Heparin Sites
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    by stephmj May 1, '08
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    StoryofC
  20. Vitamin K - IV route & clarifications
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    by LovingNurse Nov 22, '08
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  21. Heparin SC admin
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    by HURN Jan 17, '09
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    manncer
  22. Forced detox
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    by VAbritt Apr 23, '09
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    NRSKarenRN
  23. IV piggyback question
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    by pmy7741 Mar 8, '08
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    akdennis58
  24. Nitro Dur/Nitro Bid?
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    by His_girl Jan 18, '09
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    NamasteNurse
  25. Max dose of Versed?
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    by RN1982 Mar 29, '09
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    WalkieTalkie
  26. *** NEW***Oral Medications: DO NOT CRUSH  List
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    by NRSKarenRN Mar 30, '09
  27. Heparin vs. Tinzaparin
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    by ladybugdivarn Mar 19, '09
  28. Error or Not an Error???
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    by ddgypsy Dec 9, '08
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    systoly
  29. Needleless IV access? Why aren't they always used?
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    by futurern123 Mar 7, '09
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    NRSKarenRN
  30. Dilaudid Question
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    by Y2KRN Oct 25, '02
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    Son Tava
  31. Xigris
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    by Eirene Dec 9, '08
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    Son Tava
  32. nurses accepting telephone orders from other nurses
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    by ninsttmk Apr 25, '07
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    Son Tava
  33. Dealing with high K+ levels
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    by davidthenurse Feb 9, '09
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    Son Tava
  34. mediport/ SCAP/ VAP syringe for IVP
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    by Le'chaim Feb 19, '09
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    iluvivt
  35. Many RN's administer IV meds wrong.
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    by hherrn Dec 9, '08
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    Andrew, RN
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