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Evaluation and development of medication pictograms for use in low-literate Indian patients

  • At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: VAILLANCOURT, Régis (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Pharmacy, Ottawa, Canada)
  • Co-author(s): Jia-Huey Lin, Alice (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
    Arun, K.P. (JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty, India)
    Pouliot, Annie (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
    Besançon, Luc (International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), The Haghe, Netherlands)
  • Abstract:


    Introduction:

    Medication pictograms support patient education in low-literate populations. Semiotic analysis of pictograms can identify the graphic components required to communicate the intended message to patients.


    Aim

    :
    To develop pictograms for the Indian population using semiotic elements common to the three pictograms that best communicates..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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