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. I made a med error
    by sno963 Mar 14
    13
    Gabby-RN
  2. Why can't I get it!
    by brownbook Jan 11, '12
    9
    Gabby-RN
  3. Swallowed foil wrapped pill
    by Rosefrog5RN Mar 21
    1
    BlueDevil, DNP
  4. Med Error.
    by choksantos Mar 18
    11
    toomuchbaloney
  5. Pharmacology Mnemonics
    by kimstudent Mar 6
    1
    pinkiepinkPN
  6. Lactated Ringers VS 0.9% Saline
    by Bmg609 Feb 11
    12
    sslamster
  7. Hanging vs Pushing IV Meds- Which do you do?
    by mitral Mar 5
    8
    sslamster
  8. Which drugs are you required to count?
    by Emergent Mar 6
    17
    BSNINTHEWORKS
  9. is it safe to mix your own chemo in an outpatient oncology setting?
    by gvrn13 Mar 8
    14
    gvrn13
  10. Help!!!Too slow with med pass
    by rkc003 Feb 26
    8
    mitral
  11. Would you give a 2nd signature for another nurse who claimed she dropped a narc &
    by Nola009 Mar 4
    5
    BrandonLPN
  12. Signing off meds but not giving them
    by itsdebraanne Feb 26
    3
    ParisAntonel
  13. tpa in a small syringe
    by sistrmoon Feb 19
    25
    MunoRN
  14. Drug Shortages
    by CrufflerJJ Aug 8, '12
    31
    janfrn
  15. Question about giving Lovenox
    by SubSippi Sep 12, '13
    15
    CharmedLinz
  16. Potassium replacement while on clear liquid diet?
    by Alfi_srq Feb 19
    11
    BluegrassRN
  17. Why not give IVPB alone?
    by prenurse101 Feb 22
    9
    BluegrassRN
  18. Ambien- FDA Recommendations
    by sapphire18 Feb 23
    12
    applewhitern
  19. please help :(
    by novice.nurse Feb 22
    6
    sallyrnrrt
  20. Ambien psychosis?
    by Cat_LPN Sep 9, '10
    40
    Retired APRN
  21. Dedicated pill crushers/splitters
    by sistrmoon Feb 19
    19
    Ruby Vee
  22. PRN meds
    by mom-wife-nurse Jan 8
    29
    morte
  23. Crushing pills on long term care facilities
    by newgrad1988 Feb 19
    6
    pinkiepieRN
  24. Fentanyl I.V. drip??
    by zombieeegirl Jan 25
    3
    ChipNurse
  25. Wipe the iv port even with antibiotics?
    by Nurse-84 Jun 15, '13
    15
    AW-EMTP
  26. Who is responsible in this situation?
    by Amanda026 Feb 3
    21
    BlueLightRN
  27. Holding Antihypertiensives
    by jamiejohnson2007 Dec 22, '13
    30
    ParisAntonel
  28. Allergies and running codes
    by usetimewisely Feb 3
    13
    wooh
  29. united state
    by narwater Jan 31
    6
    Esme12
  30. Terrible Medication error
    by rekea526 Apr 17, '13
    36
    anon456
  31. Nexium Capsule!
    by jordanSt-john lvn Sep 16, '13
    9
    n.braham
  32. Chemical restraint and lazy nurses
    • Closed
    by Veronica.c Jan 26
    59
    traumaRUs
  33. what to do if I did not see the order
    by lolita_666 Jan 26
    7
    LakeEmerald
  34. Transportation of presription- narcotic
    Poll by kaitte Feb 7, '13
    13
    OCNRN63
  35. DON ordering nurses to administer meds contrary to MD's order
    by Myra Gail Jan 24
    6
    Esme12
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