When a patient's blood pressure is low, pain medications are often withheld. How is this situation best managed?
Are there any evidence-based practices for managing changes to nails during chemotherapy?
What can nurses do to advocate for the use of medications such as lorezepam (Ativan) for anticipatory nausea when the physician is reluctant to prescribe antianxiety or sleep medications?
What is the protocol for using the same intravenous line for concomitant infusions of IV chemotherapy drugs with other IV medications?
Oncology nurses are taught to always administer platinums before taxanes for IV chemotherapy regimens; does this still hold true when the taxane is ordered IV, and the platinum is ordered IP?
How should myoclonus be managed in patients taking high-dose opioids?
Is it within a nurse's scope of practice to flip a port over with a physician's order?
Why do children with Down syndrome who are being treated for acute lymphocytic leukemia sometimes require oral leucovorin after intrathecal methotrexate administration?
I see more patients being prescribed methadone (Dolophine, Methadose, generics) for pain. How is methadone different from other opioids, and what special precautions should I be aware of?
Many larger-chested women develop moist desquamation under their breasts and are treated with Domeboro solution and air exposure. Are there any better methods for treating this condition?
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