Reliable Information about Drugs? Historical Aspects of Pictograms
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Presentation
- By: STAIGER, Christiane (University of Mainz, Neu-Isenburg, Germany)
Millions of patients are illiterate. Even in developed countries such as Germany, 4 % of the population are suspected to be total and about 14 % as functional illiterates, today. Nevertheless it is essential to provide reliable drug information regarding the use and safety to these patients.Pictograms have been used throughout history. However,.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.