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Bull G. USA Today. April 28, 2005.
This article reports on Target pharmacies' redesign of prescription bottles. The new bottles, designed to support safer outpatient medication use, have a flattened label and are color-coded for each family member.
Journal Article > Study
The legibility of prescription medication labelling in Canada: moving from pharmacy-centred to patient-centred labels.
Leat SJ, Ahrens K, Krishnamoorthy A, Gold D, Rojas-Fernandez CH. Can Pharm J (Ott). 2014;147:179-187.
According to this study, the majority of pharmacy medication labels in Canada do not follow best practice guidelines for print size, spacing, and layout. Simple changes to medication label formatting could potentially improve patient safety.