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List of advantages by designing table in normalized state.

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Hi Experts,

I am in need of some help in order to convince manager to agree on designing a table in a normalized manner.

Attaching two versions of the form, the first one is a none normalized version, while the second is in normalize state.
Also attaching how table definitions would be according to each of those forms.

Basically would need a list of advantages vs. disadvantages we are to expect by choosing each path, in this case in particular.

Since users are used to enter data manually in sheets in a weekly bases (similar look to the denormalized version) they have preference on taking that route.

FYI-Table in question is PatientsMedications (posting test data).

John Tsioumpris
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