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Jeff Johnson <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 12:15:38 -0700
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Paola Kathuria wrote:
>I think more information is required before an answer can be given.
>1) Is the main purpose of the app for
>- display? (what meds is patient X taking?)
>- editing? (add/remove/edit meds for patient X)

The app will do both.

>2) Do you always want to list meds by patient or will you want to
>list patients by med?

Only meds by patient, not patients by med.

>If editing is the main purpose, is it more common to edit one
>patient per session or might you have to edit the meds of more
>than one patient in a session?

Only one at a time.

>3a) How big is the list of patients? And b) what's the maximum
>number of meds one can have?

a) usually under 10
b) usually under 15

>4) How does one find the patient record to edit?

All patients are listed in a table, which is always available on the 
"Patients" page.  No search is required.

>I can think of various design patterns, depending on your answers.

I've checked UI patterns books, and so far haven't found anything appropriate.

Jeff Johnson, Ph.D.

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