The Design Guidance – Medications List document provides you with guidance and recommendations for displaying a list of medications for a single patient in a hospital ward environment.
The guidance applies to the display of information about medications in a list that is organized using columns and rows, and specifically to the way that the information is organized, and can be manipulated, by the user.
It enhances patient safety and clinical application usability by providing guidance for:
The guidance describes:
Quick Implementation Guides (QIG) present Design Guidance content in a more consumable, visual manner. Each QIG contains all design guidance points (mandatory and recommended) accompanied by example diagrams to illustrate their application.
These documents are offered by way of quick reference to already familiar guidance. However, remember that the full and definitive versions of the Design Guidance include further usage examples (showing both correct and incorrect application) and detail the rationale behind the guidance.