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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    13
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    by mandaaRN Dec 5, '12
    2
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    by nakinok Dec 3, '12
    22
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    3
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  10. Ativan and Oxycodone
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    5
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    14
    BiohazardBetty
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    9
    sbostonRN
  13. Mag sulfate piggyback?
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    3
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  14. When pts demand pain meds AND are sedated
    by Cauliflower Nov 28, '12
    5
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    by Mis08 Nov 29, '12
    3
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    by jane_88 Nov 29, '12
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    by fiveoclocksomewhere Nov 23, '12
    20
  19. Need to update med knowledge base
    by somenurse Nov 27, '12
  20. Ideas to improve follow up of new medications
    by CandaceHinz Jul 12, '12
    1
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  21. How to choose which PRN blood pressure med
    by vashtee Oct 18, '12
    7
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  22. Acyclovir and NS
    by mspurple Nov 10, '12
    4
    Altra
  23. Very little witnessing going on with drug wastes on my floor!
    by Nurse ABC Oct 13, '12
    55
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  24. diluting IV push meds
    by peaceful nurse Aug 7, '11
    9
    ktliz
  25. Ordering antibiotics!?!
    by Bec7074 Nov 12, '12
    13
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  26. Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work
    by NRSKarenRN Nov 13, '12
  27. Too much medications
    by FirstLadyRN Nov 9, '12
    5
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  28. Med error..advise please
    by ShaSha_RN Oct 25, '12
    6
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    28
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    • Closed
    by lb0689 Nov 5, '12
    5
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    7
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    2
    tokebi
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    2
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    by NRSKarenRN Oct 31, '12
    1
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  35. Question about Novolog
    by nurs1ng Oct 25, '12
    4
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