Here are some descriptions about what different terms in Dispensing mean.
* Described by Generic name, strength, formulation
* Laura has a list to provide of every medication that could be in this list
* Someone will maintain a list of medications available at HUM as Excel doc. This list changes approx. every 6 months (deletions, additions, but not changing something that's already on the list).
* Fill in a number and a unit: 50 mL
* Units can be
** international units
** million international unit
* a number and a period. Number is free-entry.
* period is a pick list containing:
** every 3 days
** every two weeks
* Most common: 1/day, 2/day, 3/day, 4/day
Time to be taken:
* Choice of Morning, evening, etc.
* Would need a free text option in case the doctor wanted to specify something else
Specify "only if required" - SOS and PRN (french and latin for when required)
* Not for chronic care
* Something for pain, or laxatives
* Often communicated by a checkbox
* Only in days
* One complication: If you're specifying one pill per week for 4 weeks, you need to put "28 days" which is a confusing way to communicate that
* the actual number of units of medication dispensed by the pharmacist
* the list of units will be a pick list with the following values
* This will be the person who wrote the prescription
Medication: Paracetamol 500mg tablet <br>
Dose: 1 gram <br>
Frequency: 4 times per day <br>
Time to be taken: not set <br>
Only if required: not set <br>
Duration: 7 days <br>
Amount Dispensed: 56 pills <br>
Provider: Dr Pierre Paul <br>