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Development of culture-specific pictograms for type ii diabetes patient counseling

  • At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: VAILLANCOURT, Regis (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
  • Co-author(s): Pynn, Debra (First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada)
    Cloutier, Michel C. (First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada)
    Wade, Julie (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
    Turpin, Pierre Marc (First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada, OTTAWA, Canada)
    Pascuet, Elena (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, OTTAWA, Canada)
    Preston, Cindy (First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada, OTTAWA, Canada)
  • Abstract:

    Purpose: Language and literacy barriers between patient and healthcare providers are key factors affecting patient comprehension of medical instruction and ultimately affecting health outcomes. Using pictograms to supplement written and oral instructions increases patient comprehension. The authors sought to develop pictograms for type II diabetes

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Last update 4 October 2019

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