Under the eyelid
On the cornea.
In the lower conjunctival sac
By the optic disc.
Only the nurse’s—she should have checked the allergies before administering the medication.
Only the physician’s—she gave the order. the nurse is obligated to follow it.
Only the pharmacist’s—he should alert the floor to possible allergic reactions.
The pharmacist. physician. and nurse are all liable for the mistake
Have a shorter half-life.
Have decreased distribution.
Have increased absorption.
Call the patient by name
Read the name of the patient on the patient’s door
Check the patient’s wristband
Check the patient’s room number on the unit census list
Call the physician if she has any breathing difficulties.
Take it with meals so it doesn’t cause an upset stomach.
Take all of the medication prescribed even if the symptoms stop sooner.
Not share the pills with anyone else.
Phenobarbitol. 150 mg hs
Amitriptylene (Elavil). 10 mg QID.
Valproic acid (Depakote). 150 mg BID
Phenytoin (Dilantin). 100 mg TID
Give her the next ordered dose of MS.
Give her a back rub. put on some light music. and dim the lights in the room.
Report your findings to the MD. requesting an alternate medication order
Be obtained from the physician.
Roquefort. cheddar. or Camembert cheese.
Grape juice. orange juice. or raisins.
Onions. garlic. or scallions.
Ground beef. turkey. or pork.