Question 1.interface sketch that is being evaluated:
i) The system allows you to prescribe more than one drug to a single patient
Justification: Relates to helpfulness - Doctors need to use their time effectively and the system requires tasks to be repeated then it will become a hindrance rather than a help.
Question: Can you prescribe multiple drugs to a patient using this interface?
ii) The system shows the user who the patient is that they are prescribing medication for.
Justification: Relates to safety - If the wrong medication is prescribed to a patient then this could cause an adverse reaction.
iii) The system prevents dosage errors being made
Justification: Relates to safety - too much or too little of a drug would prevent the medication from being effective or be potentially dangerous.
Question: When a drug is chosen can you only prescribe a safe dose?
iv) The system provides relevant information about the medication
Justification: Relates to helpfulness - There are many different drugs available for a doctor to prescribe, many of which have similar names or use brand names rather than the active ingredients. Furthermore generic compounds are typically less expensive than branded ones – allowing doctors to access drug information provides them with the ability to compare different drugs available and choose the best possible medication for the patient.
Question: Can you see information about the drug such as dosage, active ingredients and alternatives?
v) Only an authorised user can prescribe medication to a patient.
Justification: Relates to safety - Medicines can be harmful and should only be prescribed by someone qualified to do so.
Question: Can you only use the