Interpretation of medication pictograms by adults in the UK.

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BACKGROUND Patients' ability to understand information about medication is crucial for safety and effectiveness. Rates of illiteracy worldwide indicate that written information alone cannot meet many patients' needs. Medication pictograms are an alternative, but may be culturally sensitive. Previous testing has used large pictograms, which are impractical… (More)

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@article{Knapp2005InterpretationOM, title={Interpretation of medication pictograms by adults in the UK.}, author={Peter A. Knapp and David K Raynor and Adel H Jebar and Sarah J. Price}, journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy}, year={2005}, volume={39 7-8}, pages={1227-33} }