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. Error or Not an Error???
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    by ddgypsy Dec 9, '08
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    systoly
  2. Needleless IV access? Why aren't they always used?
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    by futurern123 Mar 7, '09
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    NRSKarenRN
  3. Dilaudid Question
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    by Y2KRN Oct 25, '02
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    Son Tava
  4. Xigris
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    by Eirene Dec 9, '08
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    Son Tava
  5. nurses accepting telephone orders from other nurses
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    by ninsttmk Apr 25, '07
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    Son Tava
  6. Dealing with high K+ levels
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    by davidthenurse Feb 9, '09
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    Son Tava
  7. mediport/ SCAP/ VAP syringe for IVP
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    by Le'chaim Feb 19, '09
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    iluvivt
  8. Many RN's administer IV meds wrong.
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    by hherrn Dec 9, '08
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    Andrew, RN
  9. synthroid question and Klor-con
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    by retread71 Feb 7, '09
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    michelle126
  10. Valium
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    by madwife2002 Feb 4, '09
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    iluvivt
  11. Chest Port Question
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    by manncer Jan 23, '09
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    iluvivt
  12. IV piggyback administration
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    by zen_seeker Aug 12, '07
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    USF RN BSN
  13. Sleepwalker found frozen after taking Ambien
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    by Anxious Patient Jan 21, '09
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    RN1982
  14. furosemide (Lasix)
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    by Joni's Mom Jan 21, '09
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    morte
  15. Question about using an Insulin Syringe to measure mls
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    by Twinkles2 Jan 3, '09
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    leslie :-D
  16. med error
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    by Curlup Dec 14, '08
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    catlvr
  17. tid question with lomotil
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    by jessysea Jan 4, '09
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    morte
  18. Terbutaline SQ
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    by Li'lOne Dec 24, '08
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    Virgo_RN
  19. Redman's Syndrome
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    by hollyberry678 Dec 24, '07
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    Schatzi RN CEN
  20. Do you trust the pharmacy
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    by diane227 Dec 9, '08
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    blondy2061h
  21. Was this a med error?
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    by aquamarineyesRN07 Oct 8, '08
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    TAB_RN
  22. Questionable parameters?
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    by GLORIAmunchkin72 Oct 15, '08
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  23. Can anyone explain Sprycel to me?
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    by blondy2061h Oct 18, '08
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    blondy2061h
  24. butterfly
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    by rehabhereIcome Oct 31, '08
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    iwanna
  25. Ice with Heparin
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    by RNsane Aug 7, '07
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    Babs0512
  26. 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
  27. help on changing insulin
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    by jailbird60 Nov 13, '08
  28. dementia meds
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    by antwerp Nov 13, '08
  29. promethazine+lidocaine?
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    by annreese Oct 11, '08
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    meandragonbrett
  30. Does Ambien CR have a generic name too
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    by mondkmondk Nov 6, '08
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    morte
  31. Digoxin Question
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    by SA2BDOCTOR Oct 4, '07
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  32. correct?
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    by rehabhereIcome Oct 19, '08
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    Babs0512
  33. IM question.
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    by linzz Jul 28, '08
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    MN BigJ
  34. Needles/Syringes/Routes?etc
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    by WndrWmn Oct 22, '08
  35. aricept/namenda: cold turkey or taper off?
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    by blue280 Oct 17, '08
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    Lexxie
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