News archive - July 2014

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Most prescription labels fail to meet guidelines, risking dosage errors

prescription labelling

Small print and poor printing on prescription labels handed out by pharmacists may be misread and may lead to errors in taking medication, according to new research by the University of Waterloo and CNIB (Canadian National Institute for the Blind).

  1. 2019 (18)
    1. October (2)
    2. September (2)
    3. August (3)
    4. July (3)
    5. June (2)
    6. May (2)
    7. April (1)
    8. March (2)
    9. January (1)
  2. 2018 (24)
    1. December (3)
    2. November (3)
    3. October (3)
    4. August (2)
    5. July (1)
    6. May (3)
    7. April (2)
    8. March (2)
    9. February (2)
    10. January (3)
  3. 2017 (17)
    1. December (1)
    2. November (1)
    3. October (4)
    4. September (2)
    5. August (3)
    6. July (3)
    7. March (2)
    8. February (1)
  4. 2016 (17)
  5. 2015 (21)
  6. 2014 (17)
    1. October (4)
    2. August (1)
    3. July (1)
    4. June (2)
    5. May (2)
    6. March (2)
    7. February (3)
    8. January (2)
  7. 2013 (30)
  8. 2012 (18)
  9. 2011 (8)
  10. 2010 (8)