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Health literacy in the pharmacy

  • In: Poster presentation
  • At: Seoul (South Korea) (2017)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: POS-HMIS-024
  • By: ROOK, Laurien (KNMP, Den Haag, Netherlands)
  • Co-author(s): Gudule Boland
    Nicolette van Horssen
    Ilse Boekweg-Nijland
    Laurien Rook
  • Abstract:


    Low 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. 


    Pharos and KNMP promote correct use of medication of low ..

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