Explicit and Standardized Prescription Medicine Instructions.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; December 2014.
Standardization has been embraced as a strategy to improve health literacy and to reduce patientmisunderstanding of medication instructions. This tool provides standard language that clarifies directions for patients regarding when they should take their medications.
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