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. Administered expired medication. Oh no!
    by Beanyamean Aug 24, '13
    6
    amoLucia
  2. Would you have scanned med again?
    by love lilacs Aug 26, '13
    2
    akulahawk
  3. Medications 6x a day question
    by nursejames11 Aug 12, '13
    5
    Chris81
  4. suppositories in colostomys?
    by nursesara23 Aug 12, '13
    12
    FineAgain
  5. Drug of the Day Email
    by budhead Aug 9, '13
  6. Narcan Prep
    by cjdmomma Jul 8, '13
    4
    ChristineN
  7. Bolus D5NS with 20mEq KCl
    by meggs0714 Jul 26, '13
    3
    NSALVADORE
  8. medication mismanagement?
    by Eyerly Jul 23, '13
    56
    SleeepyRN
  9. PACU pain medication
    by Munimula Aug 3, '13
    2
    brownbook
  10. Medical Drugs in the US & else where. Are they the same ?.
    by benBELLA94 Jul 28, '13
    6
    benBELLA94
  11. 1/2 ns vs. 0.9% ns
    by Lev <3 Jul 19, '13
    11
    Christy1019
  12. I Lost a Medication: Controlled Substance
    by GreenApplesauce Jul 7, '13
    32
    jamd11
  13. Can I use the same location for two IM injections and how far apart?
    by smooshcrickets Jul 22, '13
    2
    jamd11
  14. Safely discarding insulin pen needles
    by alreinsch Jul 26, '13
    8
    sle9403RN
  15. Will they contact State Board
    by chinadoll1 Jul 15, '13
    56
    chinadoll1
  16. Medication in capsules or powder form
    by ElaneLayson Jul 23, '13
    3
    KelRN215
  17. Another nurse falsifying my initials
    by alb402 Jul 22, '13
    8
  18. False Documentation
    by chicaloca006 Jul 18, '13
    1
    RN&mom
  19. Can IV Push Labetalol cause a seizure or crash response
    • Closed
    by Leean Palmer BSN Jul 18, '13
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  20. Major med error
    by mhospRN Jul 12, '13
    5
    Atmosphere
  21. Fleet enema
    by hospicern030363 Jun 23, '13
    9
    OKinOKC
  22. Medication Administration Question/Concern
    by kland Jul 9, '13
    1
    wyogypsy
  23. Worried about wound dressing spray (opsite)
    by josepito3 Jul 8, '13
    4
    josepito3
  24. What's the lowest potassium you would feel comfortable not supplementing?
    by blondy2061h May 28, '13
    16
    TerpGal02
  25. Potential medication error
    by Mjags5 Jul 5, '13
    3
    LTCnewbie45
  26. Hold Diltiazem if SBP <105 or HR <60. So should we hold if BP 91/60 and HR 105
    by BrandNewGrad Jul 5, '13
    13
    morte
  27. Zithromax IVPB question
    by Marie0304 Jan 21, '11
    8
    eatmysoxRN
  28. Patient asking for ativan hours in advance regularly, prn for anxiety.
    by EarthwormRN Jun 14, '13
    13
    iluvivt
  29. NAPS (Nurse Administered Propofol Sedation)
    by Student Mom to Three Jun 22, '13
    8
    Esme12
  30. Medications in syringes
    by Janca Jun 15, '13
    6
    eatmysoxRN
  31. I need your advice...
    • Closed
    by Mshealthness Jun 15, '13
    6
    Esme12
  32. Transcription error
    by mak0076 Jun 12, '13
    9
    mak0076
  33. Biopsy scar and IV question
    • Closed
    by dana86 Jun 11, '13
    2
    NRSKarenRN
  34. I accidentally took home a narcotic!
    by xtclass08 May 2, '13
    7
    SquishyRN
  35. Heparin with high INR
    by PediLove2147 May 22, '13
    12
    fermium
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