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Dosage Builder Settings

Go to Admin > Settings > Formulas > Formula Builder > Dosage Builder

The dosage builder lets you modify the input fields when a practitioner is entering their dosage information during the formula building process.   

 

Example:   Take 6g, 2x a day, for 7 days.   

Modify or Create your Own

 

You can completely modify the data in this fields, add new fields and change the order. 

The types of fields available are:

Text Box – a box for the user to enter information

Number – a box to enter a number

Placer – text you can add

Selection Box – a Box to select information with options you can set

Add New Field

 
Click on “Add Field” button 
 

1.  Enter a title for the field

2.  Select which type of field it is

3.  Enter the field width in pixels.  There are some sample pixel widths to help you determine how large it is.  

4. Enter the position of the field in the string.  This can also be changed on the field listing.  

Types of Fields

 
There are 4 different types of fields to add

 

1.  Text (placer) which is just text

2.  Selection Box –  A drop down box with different selections

3.  Number Box –  A box where only a number can be entered

4.  Text Box – A box that a practitioner can enter text information

 

 

Selection Boxes

 
Selection boxes will give the practitioner different options to choose from.    For example if you had a selection box for time of day, you may want to have options such as ‘morning, afternoon, before meals, after meals, after lunch, before bed.   

You can add these options by clicking on “Set Values” and entering your options.  
 

Add Options

To add a new value, click on “Add Value” 
Enter the Name
Specify if its the default value
Enter its position in the list of options as you want it to display for the practitioner
List of Selection Options
Adding Selection Options

Required Fields

 
The required fields so the system can calculate the correct dosage for the patient include
 
Dosage Amount  –  This is a “Number”
Measurement Type  –  This is a selection box
Doses Per Day – This is a “Number”
Number of Days – This is a “Number”

 

You can re-order the required fields but they cannot be deleted.  

Measurement Field

 
The measurement type field is more unique and you can modify it to include options such as grams, ml, oz, spoons, capsules, droppers

 

Each measurement options will give you the option of specifying how many grams, ml or oz the measurement types equals.  

 

Example:   Lets say you have a standard spoon which is packaged with your formula and that spoon holds 2g.   You can add a measurement value of “Spoon” and tell the system that 2g fits in each spoon.  

 

If a practitioner says take 2 spoons, 2x a day for 7 days, the system is able to calculate that 2 spoons equals 4g and the required dosage for the 7 days is 4g, twice a day for 7 days, which equals 56 g.