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Req-703: Support for Medication Recommendations
Release Package: 2013 Format

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2013 Format

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Support for Medication Recommendations


STATEMENT: The system should provide recommendations and options in medication and monitoring on the basis of patient diagnosis, cost, local formularies or therapeutic guidelines and protocols.
DESCRIPTION: Offer alternative medications on the basis of practice standards (e.g. cost or adherence to guidelines), a generic brand, a different dosage, a different drug, or no drug (watchful waiting). Suggest lab order monitoring as indicated by the medication or the medical condition to be affected by the medication. Support expedited entry of series of medications that are part of a treatment regimen, i.e. renal dialysis, Oncology, transplant medications, etc.

Related Requirements:

Relationship Release Package Requirement ID Requirement Title Requirement Type SHALL / SHOULD / MAY Compare Requirements
Req-703 Is Child Of 2013 Format Req-292 Support for Medication and Immunization Ordering Header Not Applicable Compare
Req-703 Is Parent Of 2013 Format Req-451 Closest available standardized dose Normative Statements MAY Compare
Req-703 Is Parent Of 2013 Format Req-655 Indicate formulae for drug dose recommendations Normative Statements SHOULD Compare
Req-703 Is Related To 2013 Format Req-740 Manage Medication Orders Function Not Applicable Compare

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