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Health literacy in the pharmacy
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
- Type: Poster
- By: ROOK, Laurien (KNMP, Den Haag, Netherlands)
- Co-author(s): Gudule Boland
Nicolette van Horssen
BackgroundLow literate patients (2.5 million in the Netherlands) find it difficult to understand pharmacists’ explanations and written health information. This leads to low therapy adherence, mistakes with medication use, and an increased risk of complications and hospital admissions.
PurposePharos and KNMP promote correct use of medication of low .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 4 October 2019