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Industry collaboration to implement health literacy strategies for patient counselling at pharmacy

  • At: Glasgow (Scotland) (2018)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: POS-HMI-017
  • By: HALTON, Candida (University of Westminster, Psychology)
  • Co-author(s): Candida C Halton
    Gregory Duncan: Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences , Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Emma Andrews: US/Global Medical Affairs, PEH, Pfizer Inc., New York, United States
  • Abstract:


    Health Literacy (HL) is an essential element to safe and effective medicines use. Low HL is a risk factor for poor treatment understanding, lower adherence and poorer overall health. Pharmacists report higher drug errors with low HL patients. A Universal Precautions (UP) strategy is a validated process to mitigate these risks. There are..

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