Improvement of comprehensibility of drug label instructions using liguistic content analysis

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: BORGSTEEDE, Sander (Health Base, Medication Safety and Information Systems, Houten, Netherlands)
  • Co-author(s): Ekram Maghroudi Medication Safety and Information Systems, Health Base , Houten, Netherlands
    Sander Borgsteede
    Gudule Boland
    Liset van Dijk
    Channah de Haas
    Marleen Journée-Gilissen
    Jany Rademakers
    Janneke van der Velden
    Henk Westerhof
    Charlotte van Hooijdonk
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    From the literature, linguistic elements in drug label instructions were identified. From the national drug-databases in the Netherlands, we extracted the available dosing instructions and the cautionary and advisory labels. Linguistic elements were identified and encoded in an excel file.

    Results

    We identified 11 linguistic elements that..

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