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A comparison of the effects of different typographical methods on the recognizability of printed drug names.
Or CKL, Wang H. Drug Saf. 2014;37:351-359.
Limited data exists regarding how pharmacies can prevent look-alike, sound-alike medication errors. This study found that several methods of text enhancement—including boldface type and "tall man" lettering—improved the accuracy of drug identification for look-alike drugs.