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. medication mismanagement?
    by Eyerly Jul 23, '13
    56
    SleeepyRN
  2. PACU pain medication
    by Munimula Aug 3, '13
    2
    brownbook
  3. Medical Drugs in the US & else where. Are they the same ?.
    by benBELLA94 Jul 28, '13
    6
    benBELLA94
  4. 1/2 ns vs. 0.9% ns
    by Lev <3 Jul 19, '13
    11
    Christy1019
  5. I Lost a Medication: Controlled Substance
    by GreenApplesauce Jul 7, '13
    32
    jamd11
  6. Can I use the same location for two IM injections and how far apart?
    by smooshcrickets Jul 22, '13
    2
    jamd11
  7. Safely discarding insulin pen needles
    by alreinsch Jul 26, '13
    8
    sle9403RN
  8. Will they contact State Board
    by chinadoll1 Jul 15, '13
    56
    chinadoll1
  9. Medication in capsules or powder form
    by ElaneLayson Jul 23, '13
    3
    KelRN215
  10. Another nurse falsifying my initials
    by alb402 Jul 22, '13
    8
  11. False Documentation
    by chicaloca006 Jul 18, '13
    1
    RN&mom
  12. Can IV Push Labetalol cause a seizure or crash response
    • Closed
    by Leean Palmer BSN Jul 18, '13
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  13. Major med error
    by mhospRN Jul 12, '13
    5
    Atmosphere
  14. Fleet enema
    by hospicern030363 Jun 23, '13
    9
    OKinOKC
  15. Medication Administration Question/Concern
    by kland Jul 9, '13
    1
    wyogypsy
  16. Worried about wound dressing spray (opsite)
    by josepito3 Jul 8, '13
    4
    josepito3
  17. What's the lowest potassium you would feel comfortable not supplementing?
    by blondy2061h May 28, '13
    16
    TerpGal02
  18. Potential medication error
    by Mjags5 Jul 5, '13
    3
    LTCnewbie45
  19. 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
  20. Zithromax IVPB question
    by Marie0304 Jan 21, '11
    8
    eatmysoxRN
  21. Patient asking for ativan hours in advance regularly, prn for anxiety.
    by EarthwormRN Jun 14, '13
    13
    iluvivt
  22. NAPS (Nurse Administered Propofol Sedation)
    by Student Mom to Three Jun 22, '13
    8
    Esme12
  23. Medications in syringes
    by Janca Jun 15, '13
    6
    eatmysoxRN
  24. I need your advice...
    • Closed
    by Mshealthness Jun 15, '13
    6
    Esme12
  25. Transcription error
    by mak0076 Jun 12, '13
    9
    mak0076
  26. Biopsy scar and IV question
    • Closed
    by dana86 Jun 11, '13
    2
    NRSKarenRN
  27. I accidentally took home a narcotic!
    by xtclass08 May 2, '13
    7
    SquishyRN
  28. Heparin with high INR
    by PediLove2147 May 22, '13
    12
    fermium
  29. Preparing IV antibiotics : Articles/Internet sites/ videos
    by thumperxx Jun 19, '12
    14
    ayla2004
  30. Correct way to give IM injections?
    by Black Jade Oct 27, '09
    20
  31. probably a very basic med question.....
    by onthemark May 16, '13
    25
    KelRN215
  32. iv piggyback
    by intelcore May 27, '13
    1
    akulahawkRN
  33. Help! At my wit's end with reconstituting a med
    by flyingchange May 16, '13
    25
    Barley
  34. Warfarin and lovenox ...trach bleeding
    by usRNs May 18, '13
    10
    thelema13
  35. Warfarin and lovenox
    by usRNs May 18, '13
    6
    evolvingrn
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