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Developing a national standard for dispensed medicine labels
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Poster
- By: SHIPP, Diana (THE AUSTRALIAN COMMISSION ON SAFETY AND QUALITY IN HEALTH CARE)
- Co-author(s): Diana Shipp: The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Sydney, Australia
Parisa Aslani: Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Vivien Tong: Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Alice Gilbert: Pharmacy Projects & Policy, Top End Health Service, Northern Territory, Australia
Jackie Crofton: Department of Pharmacy, Royal Darwin Hospital, Northern Territory, Australia
Joanne Young: Pharmacy Department , The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
BackgroundMisunderstanding how and when to take a medicine can lead to unintentional misuse of medicines with adverse health outcomes. Health literacy must be considered for effective communication via dispensed labels.
In 2013, dispensed labelling recommendations for safe and effective medicine use were published in Australia. Interpretation and.. 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