Assessing the Impact of Label Format on People's Ability to Interpret and Apply Prescription Medicine Information – Quantitative Research, 2020
This report by the University of Sydney School of Pharmacy informed the development of the National Standard for Labelling Dispensed Medicines. The report summarises data from a quantitative evaluation of prototype labels in Australia. Subsequent stakeholder consultations were undertaken to finalise the Standard.
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The study’s objectives were to:
- Explore the impact of labelling characteristics on people’s ability to apply dosage-related information, and
- Compare the performance of the study-developed dispensed prescription medicine labels with a currently implemented label format.