Testing : Testing And Testing

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THE MAJOR TOPIC OF THIS DATABASE IS TESTING (DRUG TESTING)
STATEMENT OF WORK: TESTING DATABASE PROJECT
HISTORY
A hospital is conducting a double blind test of a new depression drug. The test is expected to take into consideration 20 doctors and about 400 patients to be tested. It is planned that half of the patients will get the new drug and half will get traditional Prozac and neither the doctors nor the patients will know who is getting which drug and at what time. The test is organized such that only two test supervisors will have access to the entire program and possibly know who is getting what.
This project testing will last for about 18 months as it will bring on board all the operations involved in the entire testing project. Additionally, each doctor will have to see 20 patients initially, though it is expected that some patients will drop out over time. Also important is that each patient will be coming twice a month for check-up and interviews with their doctor. Lastly, the drugs will be dispersed in a generic bottle by the two supervisors one of whom is a pharmacist.
A database with client application is highly recommended for this testing. It will possibly track the information of patients from their first screening through each of their interviews. This will enable the hospital to establish the depression status of the patients, that is, whether the patient is more depressed or less, what their appetite is like, whether they are sleeping and the kind of…

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