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ERIC Number: EJ398726
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Quality of Instructions on Prescription Drug Labels: Effects on Memory and Comprehension in Young and Old Adults.
Morrell, Roger W.; And Others
Gerontologist, v29 n3 p345-54 Jun 1989
Examined comprehension of and memory for information on prescription labels as function of age, memory load, and study time across three experiments with young and old adults. Older adults consistently manifested poorer recall of prescription information than did younger adults. Both young and old adults had substantial difficulty comprehending drug information as presented from pharmacy. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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