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. Heparin Sites
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    by stephmj May 1, '08
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    StoryofC
  2. Vitamin K - IV route & clarifications
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    by LovingNurse Nov 22, '08
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    dsgrandmarn
  3. Heparin SC admin
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    by HURN Jan 17, '09
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    manncer
  4. Forced detox
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    by VAbritt Apr 23, '09
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    NRSKarenRN
  5. IV piggyback question
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    by pmy7741 Mar 8, '08
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    akdennis58
  6. Nitro Dur/Nitro Bid?
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    by His_girl Jan 18, '09
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    NamasteNurse
  7. Max dose of Versed?
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    by RN1982 Mar 29, '09
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    WalkieTalkie
  8. *** NEW***Oral Medications: DO NOT CRUSH  List
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    by NRSKarenRN Mar 30, '09
  9. Heparin vs. Tinzaparin
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    by ladybugdivarn Mar 19, '09
  10. Error or Not an Error???
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    by ddgypsy Dec 9, '08
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    systoly
  11. Needleless IV access? Why aren't they always used?
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    by futurern123 Mar 7, '09
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    NRSKarenRN
  12. Dilaudid Question
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    by Y2KRN Oct 25, '02
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    Son Tava
  13. Xigris
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    by Eirene Dec 9, '08
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    Son Tava
  14. nurses accepting telephone orders from other nurses
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    by ninsttmk Apr 25, '07
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    Son Tava
  15. Dealing with high K+ levels
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    by davidthenurse Feb 9, '09
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    Son Tava
  16. mediport/ SCAP/ VAP syringe for IVP
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    by Le'chaim Feb 19, '09
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    iluvivt
  17. Many RN's administer IV meds wrong.
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    by hherrn Dec 9, '08
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    Andrew, RN
  18. synthroid question and Klor-con
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    by retread71 Feb 7, '09
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    michelle126
  19. Valium
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    by madwife2002 Feb 4, '09
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    iluvivt
  20. Chest Port Question
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    by manncer Jan 23, '09
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    iluvivt
  21. IV piggyback administration
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    by zen_seeker Aug 12, '07
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    USF RN BSN
  22. Sleepwalker found frozen after taking Ambien
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    by Anxious Patient Jan 21, '09
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    RN1982
  23. furosemide (Lasix)
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    by Joni's Mom Jan 21, '09
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    morte
  24. Question about using an Insulin Syringe to measure mls
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    by Twinkles2 Jan 3, '09
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    leslie :-D
  25. med error
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    by Curlup Dec 14, '08
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    catlvr
  26. tid question with lomotil
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    by jessysea Jan 4, '09
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    morte
  27. Terbutaline SQ
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    by Li'lOne Dec 24, '08
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    Virgo_RN
  28. Redman's Syndrome
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    by hollyberry678 Dec 24, '07
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    Schatzi RN CEN
  29. Do you trust the pharmacy
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    by diane227 Dec 9, '08
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  30. Was this a med error?
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    by aquamarineyesRN07 Oct 8, '08
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    TAB_RN
  31. Questionable parameters?
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    by GLORIAmunchkin72 Oct 15, '08
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  32. Can anyone explain Sprycel to me?
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    by blondy2061h Oct 18, '08
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  33. butterfly
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    by rehabhereIcome Oct 31, '08
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    iwanna
  34. Ice with Heparin
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    by RNsane Aug 7, '07
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    Babs0512
  35. Effexor XR (venlafaxine HCl) Extended-Release Capsules and Effexor (venlafaxine HCl)
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    by brian Dec 6, '06
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    newLPN04
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