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. FDA Warns Certain Zicam Products  Can Permanently Damage Smell
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    by NRSKarenRN Jul 6, '09
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  2. Dilaudid question - Personal Opinion
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    by MayLady Dec 21, '08
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  3. GEODON - route question
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    by drncrn Jul 1, '09
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  4. Bicillin injections
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    by lene1000 Jun 15, '09
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  5. Fleets enema
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    by tartay0211RN Jun 3, '09
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  6. Medication Tutorial
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    by NRSKarenRN Jul 30, '08
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  7. Medication that turns skin bluish?
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    by mistyda Jun 2, '09
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  8. Help!  I should've wasted a medication & didn't!
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    by lizzieborden Apr 27, '09
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  9. Lovenox administration, from a PATIENT's view
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    by zenderlee Jun 1, '09
  10. Nose sprays and a trach?
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    by RandomRN May 30, '09
  11. Looking for specific pda drug guide
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    by Kialya May 5, '09
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  12. Heparin Sites
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    by stephmj May 1, '08
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  13. Vitamin K - IV route & clarifications
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    by LovingNurse Nov 22, '08
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  14. Heparin SC admin
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    by HURN Jan 17, '09
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  15. Forced detox
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    by VAbritt Apr 23, '09
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  16. IV piggyback question
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    by pmy7741 Mar 8, '08
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  17. Nitro Dur/Nitro Bid?
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    by His_girl Jan 18, '09
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  18. Max dose of Versed?
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    by RN1982 Mar 29, '09
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  19. *** NEW***Oral Medications: DO NOT CRUSH  List
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    by NRSKarenRN Mar 30, '09
  20. Heparin vs. Tinzaparin
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  21. Error or Not an Error???
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    by ddgypsy Dec 9, '08
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  22. Needleless IV access? Why aren't they always used?
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  23. Dilaudid Question
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  24. Xigris
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  25. nurses accepting telephone orders from other nurses
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  26. Dealing with high K+ levels
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    by davidthenurse Feb 9, '09
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  27. mediport/ SCAP/ VAP syringe for IVP
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    by Le'chaim Feb 19, '09
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  28. Many RN's administer IV meds wrong.
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    by hherrn Dec 9, '08
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  29. synthroid question and Klor-con
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    by retread71 Feb 7, '09
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  30. Valium
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    by madwife2002 Feb 4, '09
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  31. Chest Port Question
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    by manncer Jan 23, '09
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  32. IV piggyback administration
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    by zen_seeker Aug 12, '07
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  33. Sleepwalker found frozen after taking Ambien
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    by Anxious Patient Jan 21, '09
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  34. furosemide (Lasix)
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    by Joni's Mom Jan 21, '09
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  35. Question about using an Insulin Syringe to measure mls
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    by Twinkles2 Jan 3, '09
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