Medicines information for AIDS patients taking antiretrovirals: how much is enough?
- At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
- Type: Presentation
- By: DOWSE, Ros (Faculty of Pharmacy, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa)
- Co-author(s): Mwingira, Betty (Faculty of Pharmacy, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa)
Objective To develop and evaluate the readability and understanding of a patient information leaflet (PIL) for AIDS patients taking antiretrovirals (ARVs), and to investigate acceptability of the leaflet. Method Using established usability guidelines, a single PIL was designed for the ARV regimen consisting of stavudine, lamivudine and.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.