How pictograms work with children
- In: G26 - Risk communication in patient safety: To what extent can pictograms help in labeling? on Monday, 3 September 2007, 13:00-16:00
- At: Beijing (China) (2007)
- Type: Presentation
- By: HäMEEN-ANTTILA, Katri (University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland)
Background: Pictograms are symbols which illustrate information. Medicine related pictograms have been developed, e.g., by the United States Pharmacopeia (www.usp.org). The comprehensibility and the usefulness of the pictograms have been assessed with adults, elderly persons and persons who have low literacy skills â€' rarely with children... The access to the whole abstract and if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.