Clarify Abbreviations on Methotrexate Orders
Rxs for methotrexate are still causing confusion and errors...due to unusual dosing, dosage forms, interactions, etc.
Determine WHY patients are on methotrexate...and add this to their profile. The dosing schedule is usually once WEEKLY for rheumatoid arthritis...but it can be DAILY for some cancers.
If needed, get a cheat sheet of meds that have unusual dosing schedules from our Technician Tutorial, Dosing Schedules 101.