The use of pictogram medication labels as the first step in introducing pharmacy labelling in poland – pilot study.
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: MERKS, Piotr (Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland)
- Co-author(s): Bialoszewska, Katarzyna (Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland)
Olszewska, Aleksandra Mpharm (Kingston University, London, United Kingdom)
Malecki, Maciej (Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland)
Background: Poland has not yet developed a labelling strategy that would ensure safe and effective use of medicines by patients. The objectives of this pilot study were to investigate the opinions of Polish patients about the usefulness of cautionary and advisory pictogram labels placed on medicine boxes in a community pharmacy setting.
Methods:.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.