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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Re: Medication viewing

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] Re: Medication viewing
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 20:33:12 +0100
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On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 04:06:49PM -0700, Jim Busser wrote:

> >I am very much liking what a medication list can offer us,
> >depending on how we further think it through.
> >... (snip)
> >For this reason, I do not want the original ramipril row to
> >disappear as "deleted" from the Medication list
> I maybe misunderstood the audit constraints... I think we *do*
> actually permit clinical table records to be deleted... (upon which
> they are copied into an Audit table).

That is correct. For clinical *narrative* there simply
wasn't a way to do it from the client until recently. There
is not drop dead easy way now, either (for reasons of
repelling people from resorting to it too thoughtlessly) 

> The GUI would need to provide buttons to distinguish whether to
> delete a row,

There's a button.

> or just mark a medication discontinued,

        .is_life_long is false
        (.started + .duration) < today

then it can be considered discontinued to the best
of our knowledge.

> but if a
> medication were to be marked "discontinued" (say, stopped at a
> datetime prior to current) would auto-deletion of the row be
> proposed?

Not currently but at some point it could - at the client
level, certainly not the database.

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