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Active ingredient or brand name? Do people know?
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Poster
- By: ASLANI, Parisa (University of Sydney, Pharmacy)
- Co-author(s): Parisa Aslani: Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Vivien Tong: Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
David K Raynor: School of Healthcare, The University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
Diana Shipp: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Sydney, Australia
Brian Parkinson: Making Sense, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Daniel Lalor: Pharmacy, Canberra Hospital and Health Services, Canberra, Australia
Andrew Sobey: Pharmacy, Canberra Hospital and Health Services, Canberra, Australia
Alice Gilbert: Pharmacy, Top End Health Service, Darwin, Australia
Jackie Crofton: Pharmacy, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Australia
Joanne Young: Pharmacy, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Sophie Carter: Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Wing Poon: Pharmacy, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, Australia
BackgroundTo ensure medication safety, patients must be able to identify a medicine’s active ingredient. Limited research has explored the impact of dispensed prescription medicine label design on people’s understanding of active ingredient.
MethodsFour groups of 10 participants each user tested 3 dispensed labels for 3 different products and dose.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 13 May 2019