Presentation on theme: "Drug Forms Peter Johnson SCHIN, Newcastle, UK Work done in Prodigy 3 project By Chris Wroe, Medical Informatics Group, Manchester University, UK."— Presentation transcript:
Drug Forms Peter Johnson SCHIN, Newcastle, UK Work done in Prodigy 3 project By Chris Wroe, Medical Informatics Group, Manchester University, UK
Motivation Decision support Chronic disease management guidelines Computer needs to be able to answer questions such as :- Is this patient on an inhaled steroid for asthma? on a sustained release tablet for angina? Implies machine has explicit categorisation of drugs by Indication, Chemical structure, Route of admin, Form, etc.
Patient on Becodisks Dry powder for inhalation, disks containing 8 blisters of beclometasone dipropionate 100 micrograms/blister
Forms Forms proposed Spray. Dermal Spray. Inhalant.. Inhalant Powder... Inhalant Powder Capsule.. Nasal Inhalant.. Oral Inhalant. Nasal Spray. Spray with Adaptor. Powder Spray.. Inhalant Powder... Inhalant Powder Capsule
Inhaled steroid for asthma Route – implies some forms Aerosol, Dry powder Drug class Indication
Form in reality Route of administration Physical Form + Administration Action + Administration Device Inhaled Powder Form for chewing Delivered by applicator
Route taxonomy. topical to conjunctiva. topical to ear. topical to nose. topical to skin. topical to scalp. topical to oral mucosa.. buccal. sublingual. topical to teeth. oral (passing through oral cavity). rectal. vaginal. intravenous. intrathecal. intraperitoneal. inhaled to lung.. inhaled to lung via nose.. inhaled to lung via mouth