Welcome back to the Straight A Nursing podcast! I’m Nurse Mo, and today we have an intriguing topic to discuss. Have you ever wondered about that mysterious blue substance you sometimes see in a patient’s urine collection bag after surgery? Well, wonder no more, because today we’re diving into the world of methylene blue.

This medication, originally developed in the late 1800s, is not only a dye but also has numerous medicinal uses. From treating rare blood disorders to helping map out lymph nodes during cancer surgeries, methylene blue has proven to be a versatile and interesting drug. However, it’s not without its risks and potential adverse effects. So join me as I explore the many facets of methylene blue. Press play to listen!

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