oru.sePublikationer
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
A Method to Evaluate Patient Information Leaflets
Örebro University, Department of Humanities.
Apoteket J. J. Berzelius, Universitetssjukhuset, Linköping.
Apoteket AB, Stockholm.
NEPI Foundation, Stockholm.
2003 (English)In: Drug information journal, ISSN 0092-8615, E-ISSN 2164-9200, Vol. 37, no 1, 115-125 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The aim of this study was to develop a useful method for evaluating patient information leaflets by comparing the result of expert and patient evaluations. The hypothesis was that if there was a correlation between the results of these evaluations it would be acceptable to only do expert review for patient information leaflets currently in use.

Experts and patients examined patient information leaflets from 30 common medicines, following European Union Directive 92/27 EEC, which outlined the legal requirements for patient information leaflets. The scoring system allowed a direct comparison between the outcomes of expert and patient examinations. We found a significant correlation between the expert and patient examinations of the content of the patient informations leaflets. We conclude that patient information leaflets that score above average on the expert examination of content ( ie, adherence to the directive) will also score above the average on the patient examination

 

 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Philadelphia: Drug Information Association , 2003. Vol. 37, no 1, 115-125 p.
Keyword [en]
patient information leaflets; readability; comprehensibility
Keyword [sv]
bipacksedlar, läsbarhet, begriplighet
National Category
Specific Languages Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Research subject
Social Medicine; Swedish Language
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-10620OAI: oai:DiVA.org:oru-10620DiVA: diva2:317877
Projects
Värdering av läkemedlens bipacksedlar
Available from: 2010-05-05 Created: 2010-05-05 Last updated: 2017-12-12Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

No full text

Authority records BETA

Nilsson, Gunvor

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Nilsson, Gunvor
By organisation
Department of Humanities
In the same journal
Drug information journal
Specific LanguagesPublic Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 310 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf