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. Potential medication error
    by Mjags5 Jul 5, '13
    3
    LTCnewbie45
  2. 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
  3. Zithromax IVPB question
    by Marie0304 Jan 21, '11
    8
    eatmysoxRN
  4. Patient asking for ativan hours in advance regularly, prn for anxiety.
    by EarthwormRN Jun 14, '13
    13
    iluvivt
  5. NAPS (Nurse Administered Propofol Sedation)
    by Student Mom to Three Jun 22, '13
    8
    Esme12
  6. Medications in syringes
    by Janca Jun 15, '13
    6
    eatmysoxRN
  7. I need your advice...
    • Closed
    by Mshealthness Jun 15, '13
    6
    Esme12
  8. Transcription error
    by mak0076 Jun 12, '13
    9
    mak0076
  9. Biopsy scar and IV question
    • Closed
    by dana86 Jun 11, '13
    2
    NRSKarenRN
  10. I accidentally took home a narcotic!
    by xtclass08 May 2, '13
    7
    SquishyRN
  11. Heparin with high INR
    by PediLove2147 May 22, '13
    12
    fermium
  12. Preparing IV antibiotics : Articles/Internet sites/ videos
    by thumperxx Jun 19, '12
    14
    ayla2004
  13. Correct way to give IM injections?
    by Black Jade Oct 27, '09
    20
  14. probably a very basic med question.....
    by onthemark May 16, '13
    25
    KelRN215
  15. iv piggyback
    by intelcore May 27, '13
    1
    akulahawkRN
  16. Help! At my wit's end with reconstituting a med
    by flyingchange May 16, '13
    25
    Barley
  17. Warfarin and lovenox ...trach bleeding
    by usRNs May 18, '13
    10
    thelema13
  18. Warfarin and lovenox
    by usRNs May 18, '13
    6
    evolvingrn
  19. Narcotic count
    by newrn776 May 16, '13
    13
    xoemmylouox
  20. which continuous infusion medication should be infused through central ine
    by hanadi Apr 29, '13
    5
    carolinapooh
  21. SUBUTEX
    by trclilone May 11, '13
    3
    Esme12
  22. IV gtt START rate
    by dbay May 9, '13
    2
    ChristineN
  23. IV Toradol and Snack?
    by Assailants Apr 28, '13
    4
    Daliadreamer
  24. Lovenox same day post-op?
    by nursefisch May 3, '13
    6
  25. PRN narcotics for patients who cant request it?
    by EMYrn2011 Apr 16, '13
    18
    leslie :-D
  26. Medication error while on probation
    by mammasews Apr 29, '13
    10
    morte
  27. Heparin SubQ administration?
    by Hellostudentnurssee Nov 7, '11
    28
    sassynerd
  28. Opiate Medications and Respect for Patient Needs
    by tikaani Apr 12, '13
    3
    BostonFNP
  29. Zosyn over 4 hrs
    by OutlawNurse86 Jul 17, '10
    14
    musicnursing
  30. Pain medications & pt preference
    by compassion#1 Apr 18, '13
    2
    missnurse01
  31. MED Error Examples (Specific to Group Homes)
    by joliefleur102 Mar 28, '13
    13
    eatmysoxRN
  32. Document lot # and exp. date on meds?
    by ovonel Apr 15, '13
    1
    elprup
  33. Risperdal for coumadin!
    by pinta Apr 12, '13
    2
    drowningdaily
  34. Treating fever with acetaminophen
    by Vespertinas Mar 15, '13
    28
    MunoRN
  35. Iv medication calculation question
    by Pandanappin Apr 7, '13
    2
    macawake
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