Assessing the Effectiveness of Text Enhancements to Prevent Drug Name Confusion Errors

Project: Research project

Project Details

Description

Applicable Research Area: 8.6.2.1 Develop methods and evaluate the effectiveness of tall man lettering to distinguish established drug names when used on container labels, electronic drop-down menus, and pharmacy-generated labels Objective: Assess the effectiveness of mixed case lettering and other text enhancement methods (e.g., bolding, color, italics) in preventing drug name confusion errors in both simulated (laboratory) and real-world settings.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date9/30/229/29/26

Funding

  • Food and Drug Administration (75F40122C00191)

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