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Medication Literacy for Children and Families
  • Regis Vaillancourt,
  • Jameason Cameron
Regis Vaillancourt
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
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Jameason Cameron
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
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Health and specifically Medication Literacy is important in patient empowerment and in empowering patients and families as effective partners in ensuring optimal health outcomes. While there has is a reasonable body of evidence on this for adults, there has been very little work on medication literacy for children, specifically in terms of effective interventions. Adopting agreed upon nomenclature and developing and validating children's specific instruments -- such as infographics - will be important in moving forward, especially when these instruments can be actively incorporated into eHealth initiatives.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

14 Sep 2020Submitted to British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
15 Sep 2020Assigned to Editor
15 Sep 2020Submission Checks Completed
17 Sep 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned