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. How to check g tube placement if no residual
    by ajl009 Jan 5
    4
    casi
  2. Would you hold Lantus?
    by nikki74 Jan 9
    8
    anon456
  3. IM injection question
    by Beaglelvr Jan 9
    1
    sallyrnrrt
  4. Expired Children's Tylenol!
    by smiler2010 Jan 8
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  5. Continuous Feeding and walking.
    by 8milani8 Jan 4
    7
    anon456
  6. PRN orders
    by alb402 Jan 7
    5
    Esme12
  7. Untold medical error confessions
    by moskito1977 Jan 3
    4
    dudette10
  8. Every hour IV medication
    by sistrmoon Jan 1
    12
    sistrmoon
  9. Ethical question:
    by Bessdis1 Jan 3
    4
    KelRN215
  10. A question about medication dosages
    by Littlepeanurse Jan 4
    6
    KelRN215
  11. Expired narcotics question
    by Ddestiny Dec 30, '13
    5
    jrwest
  12. Mistake with a drip
    by LookForward Dec 28, '13
    1
    PurpleLover
  13. Students, RNs and medication admin - Is this crossing boundaries?
    by Apples&Oranges Nov 8, '13
    23
    Kaltia
  14. Giving supps to npo, palliative, colostomy patients
    by ontariorpn1986 Dec 21, '13
    4
    LPN_FTW
  15. confused about pain med administration
    by oldparent23 Dec 17, '13
    4
    ArtClassRN
  16. Lidocaine Spray
    by Ruba Dec 11, '13
    10
    pfongk
  17. Isotonic vs hypotonic vs hypertonic
    by ornurse25 Jun 2, '11
    21
    Nanner32
  18. Documenting Another Nurses Med Administration
    by MrRodgers Dec 12, '13
    7
    akulahawkRN
  19. Antidepressants in Sedated/Comatose Patients
    by blondy2061h Nov 16, '13
    8
    applewhitern
  20. Counting ALL home meds on admission
    by sistrmoon Dec 9, '13
    12
    elkpark
  21. Apothecary measurements
    by ml52789 Nov 30, '13
    24
    DoGoodThenGo
  22. IM injection
    by Ruba Nov 21, '13
    2
    KelRN215
  23. The Hunger Games
    Article by VivaLasViejas Nov 19, '13
    25
    MomRN0913
  24. Need Help with Medication
    • Closed
    by TurboGirl Nov 29, '13
    1
    Esme12
  25. What do you think about this?  Giving narcan to addicts, their friends and family.
    by Mulan Nov 16, '13
    50
    VampyrSlayer
  26. Multiple Narcotic Administration
    by pRNss808 Nov 20, '13
    3
    SouthernPoint
  27. Deltoid IM injection - axillary muscle
    by Olga30 Nov 20, '13
    5
    Olga30
  28. Cosigning Meds
    by jvl2 Nov 17, '13
    6
    Altra
  29. Glyceril trinitrate infusion
    by EdithC Nov 19, '13
    1
    Altra
  30. Fentanyl Patches
    by Devon Rex Nov 17, '13
    3
    ~*Stargazer*~
  31. why give this patient magnesium sulfate??
    by mb2995 Nov 14, '13
    8
    ~*Stargazer*~
  32. What is the largest dose of insulin you have given a patient?
    by AlphaPig Oct 26, '13
    7
    SoldierNurse22
  33. demerol then code blue
    by mom35 Nov 13, '13
    9
    GundeRN
  34. Lipids at night
    by newnurse1987 Nov 1, '13
    13
    Valhalla_RN
  35. Air bubble in pre-filled syringes
    by MassRN2008 Nov 12, '13
    4
    Esme12
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