Monthly Archives: January 2019

Medication Administration Times

  • Daily:  standard at 12 noon except for
    • antihypertensives, arrhythmics, diuretics, thyroid meds, steroids – 06:00
    • warfarin – 22:00
  • every 24 hours – times scheduled with first administration
  • BID or q12h  – 06:00, 18:00
  • TID or q8h    – 06:00, 14:00, 22:00
  • QID or q6h    – 00:00, 06:00, 12:00, 18:00
  • At bedtime    – 22:00

 

REFERENCE:

LHH Pharmacy handouts

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Heparin Prophylaxis

  • Adult patients >50Kg – 5000 units SQ q8h
  • Adult patients <50Kg – 5000 units SQ q12h
  • Adult patients BMI>35 – 7500 units SQ q8h

 

 

REFERENCE:

LHH Pharmacy handouts.

LHH Antibiogram 2017

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2017 lenox hill hospital gram positive antibiogram_

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Vancomycin Dosing

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Vancomycin Dosing in XLS

REFERENCE:

Uptodate: http://www.uptodate.com/contents/vancomycin-drug-information?search=vancomycin&source=search_result&selectedTitle=1~149 Accessed 01/01/2019.

Sugar Equivalents

1 amp of D50 = 50% dextrose = 50g/100mL = 25g x 4Kcal/g carbs = 100 calories bolus

1 L D5W at 100mL/hr = 5% Dextrose = 5g/100mL x 1L = 50g x (4Kcal/g) = 200 cal infusion of 20 cal/hr

1 L D10W at 100mL/hr = 10%D= 10g/100mLx1L= 100g x (4Kcal/g)= 400 cal at infusion of 40 cal/hr

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sugar equivalents in XLS file

 

REFERENCE:

https://umem.org/educational_pearls/1409/ accessed 01/01/2019.