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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 4 October 2019