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. Regular insulin instead of Humulin 70/30
    by nb0426881 Mar 26
    4
    Esme12
  2. Partial vials
    by parkercj888 Jul 21, '10
    6
    TheCommuter
  3. medication coming in inappropriate form for use
    by pinkiepieRN Mar 22
    1
    phaniea69
  4. Nurse giving discontinue medications to other patients
    by Nurse Amy Jolie Mar 7
    64
  5. namenda tapering off schedule
    • Closed
    by missions Mar 23
    3
    traumaRUs
  6. advantages of mixed insulin.
    by gmsc11 Mar 23
    1
    Gabby-RN
  7. I made a med error
    by sno963 Mar 14
    13
    Gabby-RN
  8. Why can't I get it!
    by brownbook Jan 11, '12
    9
    Gabby-RN
  9. Swallowed foil wrapped pill
    by Rosefrog5RN Mar 21
    1
    BlueDevil, DNP
  10. Med Error.
    by choksantos Mar 18
    11
    toomuchbaloney
  11. Pharmacology Mnemonics
    by kimstudent Mar 6
    1
    pinkiepinkPN
  12. Lactated Ringers VS 0.9% Saline
    by Bmg609 Feb 11
    12
    sslamster
  13. Hanging vs Pushing IV Meds- Which do you do?
    by mitral Mar 5
    8
    sslamster
  14. Which drugs are you required to count?
    by Emergent Mar 6
    17
    BSNbeDONE
  15. is it safe to mix your own chemo in an outpatient oncology setting?
    by gvrn13 Mar 8
    14
    gvrn13
  16. Help!!!Too slow with med pass
    by rkc003 Feb 26
    8
    mitral
  17. Would you give a 2nd signature for another nurse who claimed she dropped a narc &
    by Nola009 Mar 4
    5
    BrandonLPN
  18. Signing off meds but not giving them
    by itsdebraanne Feb 26
    3
    ParisAntonel
  19. tpa in a small syringe
    by sistrmoon Feb 19
    25
    MunoRN
  20. Drug Shortages
    by CrufflerJJ Aug 8, '12
    31
  21. Question about giving Lovenox
    by SubSippi Sep 12, '13
    15
    CharmedLinz
  22. Potassium replacement while on clear liquid diet?
    by Alfi_srq Feb 19
    11
    BluegrassRN
  23. Why not give IVPB alone?
    by prenurse101 Feb 22
    9
    BluegrassRN
  24. Ambien- FDA Recommendations
    by sapphire18 Feb 23
    12
    applewhitern
  25. please help :(
    by novice.nurse Feb 22
    6
    sallyrnrrt
  26. Ambien psychosis?
    by Cat_LPN Sep 9, '10
    40
    Retired APRN
  27. Dedicated pill crushers/splitters
    by sistrmoon Feb 19
    19
    Ruby Vee
  28. PRN meds
    by mom-wife-nurse Jan 8
    29
    morte
  29. Crushing pills on long term care facilities
    by newgrad1988 Feb 19
    6
    pinkiepieRN
  30. Fentanyl I.V. drip??
    by zombieeegirl Jan 25
    3
    ChipNurse
  31. Wipe the iv port even with antibiotics?
    by Nurse-84 Jun 15, '13
    15
    AW-EMTP
  32. Who is responsible in this situation?
    by Amanda026 Feb 3
    21
    BlueLightRN
  33. Holding Antihypertiensives
    by jamiejohnson2007 Dec 22, '13
    30
    ParisAntonel
  34. Allergies and running codes
    by usetimewisely Feb 3
    13
    wooh
  35. united state
    by narwater Jan 31
    6
    Esme12
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