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. Does the process of crushing meds allow some of it to get into our system somehow?
    by nurse_mom Jan 16, '13
    4
    KelRN215
  2. What do you think?
    by musicnursing Jan 27, '13
    5
    KelRN215
  3. Typical Med Schedule for one of my patients
    by mindlor Nov 8, '12
    8
    LadyFree28
  4. Is Tramadol a 'true' narcotic or just a pain reliever?
    by GLORIAmunchkin72 Mar 10, '10
    13
    needaprn
  5. Asking all nurses...need a consensus!
    by EquestrianRN Jan 18, '13
    15
    EquestrianRN
  6. skin test
    by ms.greyrn Jan 22, '13
    6
    ms.greyrn
  7. Wasting Morphine Medication Calculation Problem
    by dukegurl Jan 20, '13
    4
    JBudd
  8. IM injections - divide into 2 or keep as 1?
    by samyaira Feb 14, '12
    36
    jhCMA
  9. need perspective- rapid administration of potassium
    by VegRN Jan 10, '13
    17
    edmia
  10. How do you treat an allergic reaction to Dilaudid?
    • Closed
    by art71372 Oct 7, '12
    36
    Esme12
  11. IV push medications - nursing students
    by Lev <3 Dec 23, '12
    16
    courty21
  12. IM given subQ
    by george13 Jan 15, '13
  13. Norco given to patient with codeine allergy
    by aligar89 Jan 15, '13
    5
    Rose_Queen
  14. reporting a med error
    by wiley6coyote Nov 12, '12
    8
    Anne36
  15. Medication Error
    by BSNRNINRI Dec 18, '12
    6
    Anne36
  16. diazpem&dilution
    by Rajawi Dec 22, '12
    9
    Rajawi
  17. What is the highest regular dose of Oxy that you have seen
    by ~Mi Vida Loca~RN Dec 1, '10
    39
  18. Vancomycin dosing pattern? Pharmacy write up?
    by paperheart Jan 7, '13
    4
    iluvivt
  19. Horrified: possible accidental arterial infusion
    by Southgoing Zax Jul 2, '12
    23
    Re9229
  20. Checking Vital Signs in LTC
    by oliverandmollycat Dec 27, '12
    6
    eatmysoxRN
  21. where to find nurse medication charts to use at home
    by MaudyBenz Jan 5, '13
    1
    Silverdragon102
  22. Corticosteroids and CBGM
    by Anna-s Jan 2, '13
    3
    sapphire18
  23. Rationale behind decreasing calcium intake prior to parathyroidectomy?
    by kelso1001 Dec 30, '12
    6
    Esme12
  24. Insulin drip/hourly BG checks
    by Elvish Dec 23, '12
    12
    tfisherRN
  25. surveillance blood cultures with steroids
    by ilovenursing05 Dec 27, '12
    1
    Bec7074
  26. Nurse knowledge and Ibuprofen vs. Tylenol
    by DantheMan9 Dec 26, '12
    20
    tyvin
  27. antibiotics for a cold?
    by brownbook Dec 22, '12
    4
    LadyFree28
  28. Mefoxin and IV filters
    by shellybsn Feb 15, '12
    1
    Esme12
  29. Giving meds together
    by mandaaRN Dec 21, '12
    17
    amoLucia
  30. Can you use O.9NS on a mainline and dopamine on a piggyback
    by ab1984 Dec 22, '12
    26
    Dodongo
  31. Possible Med Error?
    by duncannurse429 Dec 22, '12
    5
    KelRN215
  32. Struggling with outdated IM injection site information
    by DarkestSamus Dec 18, '12
    3
    MandaRN94
  33. How much Versed/Fentanyl is too much????
    by SleepynurseRN Mar 4, '11
    9
    Dodongo
  34. Reporting med errors...
    by Time4dilaudidyet Jan 8, '12
    25
    tnbutterfly
  35. Strange Theoretical Medication question
    by Sadala Dec 14, '12
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