Textbook of Pharmacoepidemiology

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2007-01-23
  • Publisher: WILEY
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The Textbook of Pharmacoepidemiology provides a streamlined text for evaluating the safety and effectiveness of medicines. It includes a brief introduction to pharmacoepidemiology as well as sections on data sources, methodology and applications. Each chapter includes key points, case studies and essential references. One-step resource to gain understanding of the subject of pharmacoepidemiology at an affordable price Gives a perspective on the subject from academia, pharmaceutical industry and regulatory agencies Designed for students with basic knowledge of epidemiology and public health Includes many case studies to illustrate pharmacoepidemiology in real clinical setting

Author Biography

Brian L. Strom, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA. 

Stephen E. Kimmel, Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA.

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsp. ix
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Acknowledgments from Pharmacoepidemiology, Fourth Editionp. xvii
Introduction to Pharmacoepidemiologyp. 1
What is Pharmacoepidemiology?p. 3
Study Designs Available for Pharmacoepidemiology Studiesp. 13
Sample Size Considerations for Pharmacoepidemiology Studiesp. 25
Basic Principles of Clinical Pharmacology Relevant to Pharmacoepidemiology Studiesp. 35
When Should One Perform Pharmacoepidemiology Studies?p. 55
Views from Academia, Industry, and Regulatory Agenciesp. 63
Sources of Pharmacoepidemiology Datap. 89
Spontaneous Reporting in the United Statesp. 91
Global Drug Surveillance: The WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoringp. 117
Case-Control Surveillancep. 137
Prescription-Event Monitoringp. 151
Overview of Automated Databases in Pharmacoepidemiologyp. 167
Examples of Automated Databasesp. 173
Other Approaches to Pharmacoepidemiology Studiesp. 215
How Should One Perform Pharmacoepidemiology Studies? Choosing Among the Available Alternativesp. 227
Validity of Pharmacoepidemiologic Drug and Diagnosis Datap. 239
Special Issues in Pharmacoepidemiology Methodologyp. 259
Bias and Confounding in Pharmacoepidemiologyp. 261
Determining Causation from Case Reportsp. 277
Molecular Pharmacoepidemiologyp. 287
Bioethical Issues in Pharmacoepidemiologic Researchp. 301
The Use of Randomized Controlled Trials for Pharmacoepidemiology Studiesp. 311
The Use of Pharmacoepidemiology to Study Beneficial Drug Effectsp. 321
Pharmacoeconomics: Economic Evaluation of Pharmaceuticalsp. 333
Using Quality-of-Life Measurements in Pharmacoepidemiologic Researchp. 345
The Use of Meta-analysis in Pharmacoepidemiologyp. 353
Patient Adherence to Prescribed Drug Dosing Regimens in Ambulatory Pharmacotherapyp. 367
Novel Approaches to Pharmacoepidemiology Study Design and Statistical Analysisp. 383
Special Applications of Pharmacoepidemiologyp. 397
Special Applications of Pharmacoepidemiologyp. 399
The Future of Pharmacoepidemiologyp. 447
Sample Size Tablesp. 455
Glossaryp. 473
Indexp. 481
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