by BonnieSc - Like most students, I thought the 5 Rights of Medication Administration were a little… bogus. I wasn’t a kid; surely I could be depended on to have common sense.... Read More →
by TheCommuter - Warfarin (Coumadin), a vitamin K antagonist, is the most commonly prescribed oral anticoagulant medication in use today.
This drug is widely used because it is... Read More →
by TheCommuter - Promethazine is a widely-used medication in healthcare facilities because it has multiple uses. It contains antiemetic (anti-nausea), sedative, antihistamine, and... Read More →
by VivaLasViejas - As any nurse knows, a state survey or JCAHO inspection tends to bring out the worst in a facility. And as any nurse-manager knows, the survey team usually uncovers... Read More →
by TheCommuter - The cells of the human body require a continual stream of energy at all times in the form of glucose, and insulin is the the vehicle that allows this glucose to... Read More →
by VivaLasViejas - `urp` groannnnnnn......
How in the name of all that is reasonable is it possible to eat this much and not blow up??! I just polished off a two-enchilada dinner,... Read More →
by VivaLasViejas - I guess it was meant to happen. Another failed experiment....another life lesson learned.
Like most people in the healthcare professions, I make a lousy patient.... Read More →
by TheCommuter - Acetaminophen, a medication used for the relief of pain and fever, is a common staple in medicine cabinets around the world and can be found in both... Read More →