Research using CPRD data has informed drug safety guidance and clinical practice and resulted in over 2,700 peer-reviewed publications. The CPRD bibliography is updated on a monthly basis (last updated 4 May 2021) 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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E. Setakis, Leufkens, H. G., and van Staa, T. P., Changes in the characteristics of patients prescribed selective cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors after the 2004 withdrawal of rofecoxib, Arthritis Rheum, vol. 59, pp. 1105-11, 2008.
T. P. van Staa, Rietbrock, S., Setakis, E., and Leufkens, H. G., Does the varied use of NSAIDs explain the differences in the risk of myocardial infarction?, J Intern Med, vol. 264, pp. 481-92, 2008.
T. P. van Staa, Smeeth, L., Persson, I., Parkinson, J., and Leufkens, H. G., Evaluating drug toxicity signals: is a hierarchical classification of evidence useful or a hindrance?, Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf, vol. 17, pp. 475-84, 2008.
T. P. van Staa, Cooper, C., Barlow, D., and Leufkens, H. G., Individualizing the risks and benefits of postmenopausal hormone therapy, Menopause, vol. 15, pp. 374-81, 2008.
M. J. Willemen, Mantel-Teeuwisse, A. K., Straus, S. M., Leufkens, H. G., and Egberts, A. C., Psychiatric and cardiovascular comorbidities in patients with diabetes mellitus starting antiobesity drugs, Obesity (Silver Spring), vol. 16, pp. 2331-5, 2008.
T. P. van Staa, Smeeth, L., Persson, I., Parkinson, J., and Leufkens, H. G., What is the harm-benefit ratio of Cox-2 inhibitors?, Int J Epidemiol, vol. 37, pp. 405-13, 2008.
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