Improvement of comprehensibility of drug label instructions using liguistic content analysis

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: BORGSTEEDE, Sander (Health Base, Medication Safety and Information Systems, Houten, Netherlands)
  • Co-author(s): Ekram Maghroudi Medication Safety and Information Systems, Health Base , Houten, Netherlands
    Sander Borgsteede
    Gudule Boland
    Liset van Dijk
    Channah de Haas
    Marleen Journée-Gilissen
    Jany Rademakers
    Janneke van der Velden
    Henk Westerhof
    Charlotte van Hooijdonk
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Drug labels contain important information concerning use of medications: advices, warnings and dosing instructions. Comprehensible label instructions are important to support medication use. Studies show that many patients do not understand instructions on drug labels. In this study we have identified linguistic elements that influence..

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