Research using CPRD data has informed drug safety guidance and clinical practice and resulted in over 2,600 peer-reviewed publications. The CPRD bibliography is updated on a monthly basis (last updated 6 November 2020) and papers are listed below and in the PDF below.

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This work uses data provided by patients and collected by the NHS as part of their care and support. CPRD encourages researchers to use this citation in all publications using CPRD data. Find out more about acknowledging the use of patient data at the Understanding Patient Data website



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T. P. van Staa, Smeeth, L., Ng, E. S., Goldacre, B., and Gulliford, M., The efficiency of cardiovascular risk assessment: do the right patients get statin treatment?, Heart, vol. 99, pp. 1597-602, 2013.
A. Matthews, Herrett, E., Gasparrini, A., Van Staa, T., Goldacre, B., Smeeth, L., and Bhaskaran, K., Impact of statin related media coverage on use of statins: interrupted time series analysis with UK primary care data, Bmj, vol. 353, p. i3283, 2016.
T. P. van Staa, Dyson, L., McCann, G., Padmanabhan, S., Belatri, R., Goldacre, B., Cassell, J., Pirmohamed, M., Torgerson, D., Ronaldson, S., Adamson, J., Taweel, A., Delaney, B., Mahmood, S., Baracaia, S., Round, T., Fox, R., Hunter, T., Gulliford, M., and Smeeth, L., The opportunities and challenges of pragmatic point-of-care randomised trials using routinely collected electronic records: evaluations of two exemplar trials, Health Technol Assess, vol. 18, pp. 1-146, 2014.
J. W. O'Sullivan, Stevens, S., Oke, J., Hobbs, F. D. R., Salisbury, C., Little, P., Goldacre, B., Bankhead, C., Aronson, J. K., Heneghan, C., and Perera, R., Practice variation in the use of tests in UK primary care: a retrospective analysis of 16 million tests performed over 3.3 million patient years in 2015/16, BMC Med, vol. 16, p. 229, 2018.
T. P. Staa, Goldacre, B., Gulliford, M., Cassell, J., Pirmohamed, M., Taweel, A., Delaney, B., and Smeeth, L., Pragmatic randomised trials using routine electronic health records: putting them to the test, Bmj, vol. 344, p. e55, 2012.
T. P. van Staa, Gulliford, M., Ng, E. S., Goldacre, B., and Smeeth, L., Prediction of cardiovascular risk using Framingham, ASSIGN and QRISK2: how well do they predict individual rather than population risk?, PLoS One, vol. 9, p. e106455, 2014.
J. W. O'Sullivan, Stevens, S., Hobbs, F. D. R., Salisbury, C., Little, P., Goldacre, B., Bankhead, C., Aronson, J. K., Perera, R., and Heneghan, C., Temporal trends in use of tests in UK primary care, 2000-15: retrospective analysis of 250 million tests, Bmj, vol. 363, p. k4666, 2018.
E. Herrett, Williamson, E., Van Staa, T., Ranopa, M., Free, C., Chadborn, T., Goldacre, B., and Smeeth, L., Text messaging reminders for influenza vaccine in primary care: a cluster randomised controlled trial (TXT4FLUJAB), BMJ Open, vol. 6, p. e010069, 2016.
H. J. Curtis, Dennis, J. M., Shields, B. M., Walker, A. J., Bacon, S., Hattersley, A. T., Jones, A. G., and Goldacre, B., Time trends and geographical variation in prescribing of drugs for diabetes in England from 1998 to 2017, Diabetes Obes Metab, vol. 20, pp. 2159-2168, 2018.
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