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. morphine drip for "comfort"
    by melisgood Jan 1
    19
    KelRN215
  2. Medication Error Articles
    by avr82793 Jan 17
    1
    NRSKarenRN
  3. Heparin Drip!
    by LongislandLPN Jan 14
    4
    amoLucia
  4. How to check g tube placement if no residual
    by ajl009 Jan 5
    4
    casi
  5. Would you hold Lantus?
    by nikki74 Jan 9
    8
    anon456
  6. IM injection question
    by Beaglelvr Jan 9
    1
    sallyrnrrt
  7. Expired Children's Tylenol!
    by smiler2010 Jan 8
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  8. Continuous Feeding and walking.
    by 8milani8 Jan 4
    7
    anon456
  9. PRN orders
    by alb402 Jan 7
    5
    Esme12
  10. Untold medical error confessions
    by moskito1977 Jan 3
    4
    dudette10
  11. Every hour IV medication
    by sistrmoon Jan 1
    12
    sistrmoon
  12. Ethical question:
    by Bessdis1 Jan 3
    4
    KelRN215
  13. A question about medication dosages
    by Littlepeanurse Jan 4
    6
    KelRN215
  14. Expired narcotics question
    by Ddestiny Dec 30, '13
    5
    jrwest
  15. Mistake with a drip
    by LookForward Dec 28, '13
    1
    PurpleLover
  16. Students, RNs and medication admin - Is this crossing boundaries?
    by Apples&Oranges Nov 8, '13
    23
    Kaltia
  17. Giving supps to npo, palliative, colostomy patients
    by ontariorpn1986 Dec 21, '13
    4
    LPN_FTW
  18. confused about pain med administration
    by oldparent23 Dec 17, '13
    4
    ArtClassRN
  19. Lidocaine Spray
    by Ruba Dec 11, '13
    10
    pfongk
  20. Isotonic vs hypotonic vs hypertonic
    by ornurse25 Jun 2, '11
    21
    Nanner32
  21. Documenting Another Nurses Med Administration
    by MrRodgers Dec 12, '13
    7
    akulahawk
  22. Antidepressants in Sedated/Comatose Patients
    by blondy2061h Nov 16, '13
    8
    applewhitern
  23. Counting ALL home meds on admission
    by sistrmoon Dec 9, '13
    12
    elkpark
  24. Apothecary measurements
    by ml52789 Nov 30, '13
    24
    DoGoodThenGo
  25. IM injection
    by Ruba Nov 21, '13
    2
    KelRN215
  26. The Hunger Games
    Article by VivaLasViejas Nov 19, '13
    25
    MomRN0913
  27. Need Help with Medication
    • Closed
    by TurboGirl Nov 29, '13
    1
    Esme12
  28. What do you think about this?  Giving narcan to addicts, their friends and family.
    by Mulan Nov 16, '13
    50
    sarahd333
  29. Multiple Narcotic Administration
    by pRNss808 Nov 20, '13
    3
    SouthernPoint
  30. Deltoid IM injection - axillary muscle
    by Olga30 Nov 20, '13
    5
    Olga30
  31. Cosigning Meds
    by jvl2 Nov 17, '13
    6
    Altra
  32. Glyceril trinitrate infusion
    by EdithC Nov 19, '13
    1
    Altra
  33. Fentanyl Patches
    by Devon Rex Nov 17, '13
    3
    ~*Stargazer*~
  34. why give this patient magnesium sulfate??
    by mb2995 Nov 14, '13
    8
    ~*Stargazer*~
  35. What is the largest dose of insulin you have given a patient?
    by AlphaPig Oct 26, '13
    7
    SoldierNurse22
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