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|Requirement ID:||Req-272: Support for Patient Specific Dosing and Warnings||Req-887: Drug contraindications in specific child populations|
|Release Package:||2013 Format||2013 Format|
|Title:||Support for Patient Specific Dosing and Warnings||Drug contraindications in specific child populations|
|Description:||STATEMENT: Identify and present appropriate dose recommendations based on known patient- conditions and characteristics at the time of medication ordering.
DESCRIPTION: The clinician is alerted to drug-condition interactions and patient specific contraindications and warnings e.g. pregnancy, breast-feeding or occupational risks, hepatic or renal insufficiency. The preferences of the patient may also be presented e.g. reluctance to use an antibiotic. Additional patient parameters, such as age, gestation, height, weight, and body surface area (BSA), shall also be incorporated.
|The system SHOULD provide the ability to detect contraindications in specific child populations (e.g. age groups or those with liver issues) for individual medications and any combined pharmacotherapy and inform the user during ordering.|
|Topic Area(s):||Immunizations, Medication Management||Medication Management|
|Provenance:||HL7 EHR FM R1||SME|
|Requirement Type:||Function||Normative Statements|
|See Also:||DC.126.96.36.199, IN.6|
|Additional Information:||Detect child-specific contraindications: Examples include promethazine in pediatric patients and ceftriaxone for patients less than 30 days old.|