Clinical rule on safe methotrexate prescribing and dispensing in the Netherlands

Kathleen Simons-Sanders, Mirjam Crul

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A national clinical rule for proper handling of methotrexate was developed and implemented in The Netherlands in 2010 following a number of fatal incidents. The aim was to increase patient safety by preventing dispensing errors. Interventions implemented and results obtained in two hospitals are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-10
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Oncology Pharmacy
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 25 Oct 2013

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