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Validation of culture-specific pictograms for the labelling of medications in a mexican community

  • At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: VAILLANCOURT, Regis (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
  • Co-author(s): Pascuet, Elena (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, OTTAWA, Canada)
    Arias, Rocio (Hospital de la Niñez Oaxaqueña, SAN BARTOLO COYOTEPEC, Mexico)
    Hernandez, Javier (Hospital de la Niñez Oaxaqueña, SAN BARTOLO COYOTEPEC, Mexico)
    Corres Castillo, Octavio (Hospital de la Niñez Oaxaqueña, SAN BARTOLO COYOTEPEC, Mexico)
    Albrecht, Dennise (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, OTTAWA, Canada)
    Zegarra, Fanny (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, OTTAWA, Canada)
  • Abstract:

    Introduction: The Mexican state of Oaxaca has a high concentration of indigenous people speaking 17 different dialects, which can be a barrier to comprehending medical instructions. Pictograms are descriptive symbols that help bridge communication barriers between the healthcare provider and their patients. Purpose: To validate existing

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Last update 4 October 2019

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