Journal Article

Lost in translation: medication labeling for immigrant families.

Smith MCJ; Yin HS; Sanders LM.

Non–English-speaking patients face particular challenges associated with health literacy. This commentary highlights how pharmacists have a greater role in health care decisions in Latin American nations than in the United States. The authors describe why inconsistent and incomplete application of policies in US pharmacies contributes to risks and suggest prescription and medication delivery processes be altered to address this weakness.