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. Would you give a 2nd signature for another nurse who claimed she dropped a narc &
    by Nola009 Mar 4
    5
    BrandonLPN
  2. Signing off meds but not giving them
    by itsdebraanne Feb 26
    3
    ParisAntonel
  3. tpa in a small syringe
    by sistrmoon Feb 19
    25
    MunoRN
  4. Drug Shortages
    by CrufflerJJ Aug 8, '12
    31
  5. Question about giving Lovenox
    by SubSippi Sep 12, '13
    15
    CharmedLinz
  6. Potassium replacement while on clear liquid diet?
    by Alfi_srq Feb 19
    11
    BluegrassRN
  7. Why not give IVPB alone?
    by prenurse101 Feb 22
    9
    BluegrassRN
  8. Ambien- FDA Recommendations
    by sapphire18 Feb 23
    12
    applewhitern
  9. please help :(
    by novice.nurse Feb 22
    6
    sallyrnrrt
  10. Ambien psychosis?
    by Cat_LPN Sep 9, '10
    40
    Retired APRN
  11. Dedicated pill crushers/splitters
    by sistrmoon Feb 19
    19
    Ruby Vee
  12. PRN meds
    by mom-wife-nurse Jan 8
    29
    morte
  13. Crushing pills on long term care facilities
    by newgrad1988 Feb 19
    6
    pinkiepieRN
  14. Fentanyl I.V. drip??
    by zombieeegirl Jan 25
    3
    ChipNurse
  15. Wipe the iv port even with antibiotics?
    by Nurse-84 Jun 15, '13
    15
    AW-EMTP
  16. Who is responsible in this situation?
    by Amanda026 Feb 3
    21
    BlueLightRN
  17. Holding Antihypertiensives
    by jamiejohnson2007 Dec 22, '13
    30
    ParisAntonel
  18. Allergies and running codes
    by usetimewisely Feb 3
    13
    wooh
  19. united state
    by narwater Jan 31
    6
    Esme12
  20. Nexium Capsule!
    by jordanSt-john lvn Sep 16, '13
    9
    n.braham
  21. Chemical restraint and lazy nurses
    • Closed
    by Veronica.c Jan 26
    59
    traumaRUs
  22. what to do if I did not see the order
    by lolita_666 Jan 26
    7
    LakeEmerald
  23. Transportation of presription- narcotic
    Poll by kaitte Feb 7, '13
    13
    OCNRN63
  24. DON ordering nurses to administer meds contrary to MD's order
    by Myra Gail Jan 24
    6
    Esme12
  25. Heparin Nomogram
    by Emily24 Jan 14
    2
    ICULINDA
  26. UPDATE to Transportation of Mediction- Narcotics
    Poll by kaitte Jan 25
  27. acetaminophen..why?
    by seks Jan 19
    13
    mmc51264
  28. K-DUR
    • Closed
    by qwertyf Jan 23
    2
    Esme12
  29. oxy er and ir
    by Denise in PA Jan 15
    6
    KelRN215
  30. morphine drip for "comfort"
    by melisgood Jan 1
    19
    KelRN215
  31. Medication Error Articles
    by avr82793 Jan 17
    1
    NRSKarenRN
  32. Heparin Drip!
    by LongislandLPN Jan 14
    4
    amoLucia
  33. How to check g tube placement if no residual
    by ajl009 Jan 5
    4
    casi
  34. IM injection question
    by Beaglelvr Jan 9
    1
    sallyrnrrt
  35. Expired Children's Tylenol!
    by smiler2010 Jan 8
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
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