Tracking Medications for Personal Health
Learn how to implement medication tracking in a PHR solution
Issue: 13.5 (September/October 2015)
Author: JC Cruz
Author Bio: JC is a freelance writer based in British Columbia. He is a regular contributor to MacTech Magazine and Dr Dobb's Journal. Away from the writing pile, JC spends quality time with his nephew, as a proper uncle should.
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Article Number: 13505
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Personal health is not just about recording and analyzing one's health data. It is also about keeping track of one's medications.
Today's article introduces the concept of medication tracking. We will learn the benefits of this tracking feature, and its key issues. We will design the medication database, then implement the views and methods needed for the workflow.
An updated version of FooHealth (Mk4) is available from the magazine website.
Readers must be well-versed with REALbasic and Xojo.
Medication and Personal Health
Keeping track of one's personal health is also about keeping track of one's medications. Some user-patients take medication to alleviate a chronic condition such as arthritis or hypertension. Some take it to stave off a specific illness like beriberi and scurvy. Some take medication to treat an acute problem, such as a headache or a fever.
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