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. The 12 mcg Fentanyl patch(vent)
    by sistrmoon Mar 31
    17
    Nkrystal.lpn
  2. Flomax for women
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    by mamadog Mar 31
    3
    Fiona59
  3. Do you ever feel like we are contributing to the creation of addicts
    by Nola009 Mar 15
    22
    suanna
  4. Allergy to epi
    by T-Bird78 Mar 25
    18
    T-Bird78
  5. New Nurse Multiple med errors
    by Doll Head Jan 16
    24
    Here.I.Stand
  6. Regular insulin instead of Humulin 70/30
    by nb0426881 Mar 26
    4
    Esme12
  7. Partial vials
    by parkercj888 Jul 21, '10
    6
    TheCommuter
  8. medication coming in inappropriate form for use
    by pinkiepieRN Mar 22
    1
    phaniea69
  9. Nurse giving discontinue medications to other patients
    by Nurse Amy Jolie Mar 7
    64
  10. namenda tapering off schedule
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    by missions Mar 23
    3
    traumaRUs
  11. advantages of mixed insulin.
    by gmsc11 Mar 23
    1
    Gabby-RN
  12. I made a med error
    by sno963 Mar 14
    13
    Gabby-RN
  13. Why can't I get it!
    by brownbook Jan 11, '12
    9
    Gabby-RN
  14. Swallowed foil wrapped pill
    by Rosefrog5RN Mar 21
    1
    BlueDevil, DNP
  15. Med Error.
    by choksantos Mar 18
    11
    toomuchbaloney
  16. Pharmacology Mnemonics
    by kimstudent Mar 6
    1
    pinkiepinkPN
  17. Lactated Ringers VS 0.9% Saline
    by Bmg609 Feb 11
    12
    sslamster
  18. Hanging vs Pushing IV Meds- Which do you do?
    by mitral Mar 5
    8
    sslamster
  19. Which drugs are you required to count?
    by Emergent Mar 6
    17
    BSNbeDONE
  20. is it safe to mix your own chemo in an outpatient oncology setting?
    by gvrn13 Mar 8
    14
    gvrn13
  21. Help!!!Too slow with med pass
    by rkc003 Feb 26
    8
    mitral
  22. Would you give a 2nd signature for another nurse who claimed she dropped a narc &
    by Nola009 Mar 4
    5
    BrandonLPN
  23. Signing off meds but not giving them
    by itsdebraanne Feb 26
    3
    ParisAntonel
  24. tpa in a small syringe
    by sistrmoon Feb 19
    25
    MunoRN
  25. Drug Shortages
    by CrufflerJJ Aug 8, '12
    31
    janfrn
  26. Question about giving Lovenox
    by SubSippi Sep 12, '13
    15
    CharmedLinz
  27. Potassium replacement while on clear liquid diet?
    by Alfi_srq Feb 19
    11
    BluegrassRN
  28. Why not give IVPB alone?
    by prenurse101 Feb 22
    9
    BluegrassRN
  29. Ambien- FDA Recommendations
    by sapphire18 Feb 23
    12
    applewhitern
  30. please help :(
    by novice.nurse Feb 22
    6
    sallyrnrrt
  31. Ambien psychosis?
    by Cat_LPN Sep 9, '10
    40
    Retired APRN
  32. Dedicated pill crushers/splitters
    by sistrmoon Feb 19
    19
    Ruby Vee
  33. PRN meds
    by mom-wife-nurse Jan 8
    29
    morte
  34. Crushing pills on long term care facilities
    by newgrad1988 Feb 19
    6
    pinkiepieRN
  35. Fentanyl I.V. drip??
    by zombieeegirl Jan 25
    3
    ChipNurse
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