Pictograph's as tools to patients instructions
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Presentations + Posters
- By: NAGAPPA, Anantha Naik (Manipal University, Manipal, India)
- Co-author(s): Roy, Vidhan Chandra (Manipal University, Manipal, India)
Ghattamaneni, Naga Koteswara Rao (Manipal University, Manipal, India)
Karmakar, Monita (Manipal University, Manipal, India)
Back Ground Information Pharmaceutical illiteracy is rampant and ubiquitous. It is the main cause of patient non compliance and has bearing with patient safety and efficacy of treatment.The patient instructions by physicians are usually not well understood and result in confusion in patient regarding common instructions regarding dosage, mode.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.