Pictographic instructions for medications: Do other cultures interpret them accurately?
- At: 2004 FIP Congress in New Orleans (USA)
- Type: Presentation
- By: VAILLANCOURT, Régis (Canadian Armed Forces, Pharmacy Policy and Standards, Ottawa, Canada)
- Co-author(s): Kassam (University of British Columbia, Canada)
BACKGROUND: Dispensing medication is a major service provided by Canadian Forces humanitarian relief missions around the world--often in developing countries. This study tested a set of sixteen pre-developed pictograms to determine whether they accurately communicated the written directions found on medication labels to ethnic respondents who.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.