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. Fired for med error
    by KJAKE Jan 14
    32
    NOADLS
  2. can you give prevacid (PPI) "too early"?
    by miniangel729 Jan 26, '13
    12
    hope3456
  3. Patient with zofran pump and no orders
    by prnqday Apr 30
    16
    blondy2061h
  4. My patient takes ibuprofen for sinus congestion!
    by Blackheartednurse Sep 16, '10
    47
    applewhitern
  5. how long before taking off orders
    7
    K+MgSO4
  6. Prioritizing infusions
    by sistrmoon Apr 6
    51
    MunoRN
  7. iv antibiotics and maintaining line
    by chrisrn24 Apr 23
    14
    chrisrn24
  8. Med passing question from a student
    by MsPebbles Apr 12
    26
    phaniea69
  9. Pyxis report question...being falsely accused!
    by Jasper676 Feb 19
    26
    phaniea69
  10. Would you give PRN percocet and scheduled Oxycodone together?
    by lunaro16 Mar 23
    30
    Kaltia
  11. Missing Narcs - my responsibilities
    by HikingGalRN Apr 23
    7
    mmc51264
  12. Effect of IV narcotic leaked from syringe onto hand
    by newbie13 Apr 16
    7
    Mn nurse 22
  13. carbidopa
    by BITOHUNNY Apr 17
    5
    amoLucia
  14. To Swab or Not to Swab......
    by Testa Rosa, RN Jul 20, '11
    54
    boggle
  15. Is this practice illegal?
    by LPNalltheway Mar 29
    19
    Here.I.Stand
  16. when patients are prescribed marijuana
    by brownbook Apr 15
    15
    NurseDirtyBird
  17. Med error
    by bionicgirlie Apr 11
    4
    PNW_NPstudent
  18. PRN Pain medication
    by heatherw3128 Apr 9
    3
    toomuchbaloney
  19. Marfan Syndrome Pt on Heparin Drip
    by payupalice Apr 9
    5
    Esme12
  20. Morphine Sulfate
    by sestelle Apr 8
    1
    MunoRN
  21. Antipyretics on a dying patient
    by Faust09 Mar 31
    11
    Here.I.Stand
  22. Pet Peeve
    by SleeepyRN Mar 27
    38
    SleeepyRN
  23. Narc count
    by dubspot Mar 24
    29
    heron
  24. PRN and scheduled meds
    by sassyann85 Apr 2
    3
    SouthernPoint
  25. The 12 mcg Fentanyl patch(vent)
    by sistrmoon Mar 31
    17
    Nkrystal.lpn
  26. Flomax for women
    • Closed
    by mamadog Mar 31
    3
    Fiona59
  27. Do you ever feel like we are contributing to the creation of addicts
    by Nola009 Mar 15
    22
    suanna
  28. Allergy to epi
    by T-Bird78 Mar 25
    18
    T-Bird78
  29. New Nurse Multiple med errors
    by Doll Head Jan 16
    24
    Here.I.Stand
  30. Regular insulin instead of Humulin 70/30
    by nb0426881 Mar 26
    4
    Esme12
  31. Partial vials
    by parkercj888 Jul 21, '10
    6
    TheCommuter
  32. medication coming in inappropriate form for use
    by pinkiepieRN Mar 22
    1
    phaniea69
  33. Nurse giving discontinue medications to other patients
    by Nurse Amy Jolie Mar 7
    64
  34. namenda tapering off schedule
    • Closed
    by missions Mar 23
    3
    traumaRUs
  35. advantages of mixed insulin.
    by gmsc11 Mar 23
    1
    Gabby-RN
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