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Communicating Clearly About Medicines: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; NAS.

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May 31, 2017
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; NAS.

Medication safety is a global health care concern. This workshop proceedings report highlights expert opinion on how to improve the clarity of medication information and the way it is communicated to patients. Panelists focused on elements of the process such as the patient experience, health literacy, medication instructions, and design of medication packaging.