Now You See It, Now You Don't: Using T-Scope to Supplement Other Methods in Assessing Safety of Drug Labels

16th Annual Conference of the Usability Professionals Association (UPA)
Austin, TX
June 12, 2007

By Kevin Buffardi, User Experience Specialist
Aga Bojko, Associate Director

Abstract

The study was conducted to determine the effects that proximity of information has on the ability to discriminate net quantity from drug dosage information on prescription drug labels. The presentation identifies the Tachistoscope (T-Scope) as a supplementary usability tool. Other methods used to evaluate the organization of information on prescription drug labels included contextual inquiry, focus groups, and eye tracking.

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