Making Written Medicine Information Useful for People with Vision Loss

These Guidelines provide pharmacists and pharmacies with specific recommendations for making important medication information accessible for patients with vision loss. The Guidelines are a collaborative project of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Foundation and the American Foundation for the Blind. The Guidelines also serve as a resource for persons with vision loss and organizations serving this population. Included in the Guidelines: * General Recommendations for Prescription Labels; * Specific Recommendations for Large-Print prescription and Auxiliary labels; * Specific Recommendations for Consumer Medicine Information (CMI); * Format Recommendations for Prescription Labels and CMI for People with Vision Loss; and, * Recommendations for Distinguishing among Prescription Containers. For information about the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Foundation, visit http://www.ascpfoundation.org/
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