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Manage Patient Medications

Overview

Documenting the medications a patient takes is critical to a complete and thorough run report. Noting the medications can give you an idea of the patient's pertinent medical history and, potentially, provide you with greater insight into the current complaint.

Add Patient Medications

Tip: When a filter field is available, begin typing the name of the medication, dosage unit, or route to quickly narrow the list of options.

To add a patient medication in Windows
  1. In the side navigation of an open run record, tap Medical History. The section expands to show the available subsections.

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  2. Tap Medications & Allergies

  3. Tap in the Medication field and select the medication taken by the patient.

  4. For Dose, enter the numerical dosage of the medication taken by the patient.

  5. For Units, select the appropriate dosage unit.

  6. For Route, select the route that corresponds with how the patient receives, administers, or takes the medication.

  7. For Frequency, select the option that best describes how often the patient takes the medication. See Medical History Fields for definitions of the acronyms used in the Frequency pick-list window.

  8. Tap Add. The medication appears in the medications table. 

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To add a patient medication in Web
  1. In the side navigation of the open run record, click Medical History. The History subsection is displayed.

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  2. Go to the Medications subsection and click Add Medication. A new row opens in the medications table.

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  3. Alternatively, to add a medication already in the system, click Add Medications from RxNorm.

    • In the Search for RxNorm medications window, select the check box associated with the appropriate medications.

    • Click Add.

  4. Enter information in the fields.

Edit or Delete Patient Medications

To edit or delete a patient medication in Windows
  1. In the side navigation of an open run record, tap Medical History. The section expands to show the available subsections.

  2. Tap Medications & Allergies

  3. Go to the medications table and tap the appropriate medication's corresponding Edit button.

  4. Make your changes.

  5. Tap Edit.

To delete a medication from the report, tap the appropriate medication's corresponding Delete button.

To edit or delete a patient medication in Web
  1. In the side navigation of the open run record, click Medical History. The History subsection is displayed.

  2. Go to the Medications subsection.

  3. Click in the field you want to edit and make your changes.

To delete a medication, click the appropriate medication's corresponding trash can icon.

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16:20, 3 Feb 2017

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