Caregivers’ understanding of drug labels in lagos university teaching hospital, nigeria

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: OLUGBAKE, Olubusola (University of Lagos, Clinical Pharmacy)
  • Co-author(s): Olubusola Olugbemisola Agbeke Olugbake
    Oluwafunmilayo Popoola: Clinical Pharmacy, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Ireti Fajolu: Paediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Caregivers are primarily responsible for the dosing of children’s medication thus it becomes imperative that these caregivers, especially in a country like Nigeria with a literacy rate of 59.6%,1 should have a good understanding of the drug label instructions on the medications being handed over to them in the hospital. This will help in ..

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