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Applying dosage information when planning daily medication-taking routines: user testing study

  • 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
    Shrada Chitlangia: Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Dosage expression on dispensed prescription medicine labels can lead to patient misunderstanding and inappropriate dosing. There is a need to explore the impact of dose statement variations on how people apply the information.

    Methods

    Groups of 10 participants user-tested a medicine label for pain-relief tablets/capsules (total 4 labels;

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Last update 13 May 2019

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