Approximate Narc. count? - page 2

A resident has an order for Roxanol TID,.25ML, about 3 drops SL. The drug came up in a 30ml bottle, I give a dose at 1100, when I count at 1500 there is no way to know exactly how much is in the... Read More

  1. by   RNAnnjeh
    I like the med cup/waste idea.

    You can get 3 cc oral syinges that are well marked for small doses....very common in peds.

  2. by   morte
    this is common method of supply in long term care......surprisingly, it usually comes out very close to being right on at the end of the the OP, i would suggest getting a LESS concentrated the poster who mentioned multidose vials, these are used in long term care FOR THE SAME PATIENT not shared....
  3. by   Sunflowerinsc
    Quote from Smokey9283
    If the OP is working in a nursing home, then they are not held to the standard of the JC.
    Maybe not JC but to other inspectors. State,DEHC . And approximate nar count won't fly.