Traditionally in hospitals the task of dispensing medications to patients can be strenuous for the hospital staff, as many variables have to be considered, such as searching for a particular medicine in shelves, finding alternative active components and possible interactions, verifying the amount or dosage of the medicine, keeping in mind the intake timings and other meticulous details. In addition to that, the dispensation process is the combination of many manual and computerized steps which do not function together. In this work, we have gone a step forward towards automating the whole process by combining information from different sources and providing it on a single centralized rich internet application. The application Smart Dosing helps nurses in performing the filling and dispensing of the medicine tray more efficiently. The application allows nurses to keep history of the medication distributed and dispensed to patients, as well as it makes the whole process smoother by improving the patient safety. A survey was conducted among nurses to validate the application prototype usability.
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