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 4 December 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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Y. Li, Rao, S., Solares, J. R. A., Hassaine, A., Ramakrishnan, R., Canoy, D., Zhu, Y., Rahimi, K., and Salimi-Khorshidi, G., BEHRT: Transformer for Electronic Health Records, Sci Rep, vol. 10, p. 7155, 2020.
Y. Zhu, Edwards, D., Mant, J., Payne, R. A., and Kiddle, S., Characteristics, service use and mortality of clusters of multimorbid patients in England: a population-based study, BMC Med, vol. 18, p. 78, 2020.
J. R. Ayala Solares, Raimondi, F. E. Diletta, Zhu, Y., Rahimian, F., Canoy, D., Tran, J., Gomes, A. C. Pinho, Payberah, A. H., Zottoli, M., Nazarzadeh, M., Conrad, N., Rahimi, K., and Salimi-Khorshidi, G., Deep learning for electronic health records: A comparative review of multiple deep neural architectures, J Biomed Inform, vol. 101, p. 103337, 2020.
J. R. Ayala Solares, Canoy, D., Raimondi, F. E. D., Zhu, Y., Hassaine, A., Salimi-Khorshidi, G., Tran, J., Copland, E., Zottoli, M., Pinho-Gomes, A. C., Nazarzadeh, M., and Rahimi, K., Long-Term Exposure to Elevated Systolic Blood Pressure in Predicting Incident Cardiovascular Disease: Evidence From Large-Scale Routine Electronic Health Records, J Am Heart Assoc, vol. 8, p. e012129, 2019.
Z. Liu, Alsaggaf, R., McGlynn, K. A., Anderson, L. A., Tsai, H. T., Zhu, B., Zhu, Y., Mbulaiteye, S. M., Gadalla, S. M., and Koshiol, J., Statin use and reduced risk of biliary tract cancers in the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink, Gut, 2018.
B. L. Nordstrom, Collins, J. M., Donaldson, R., Engelman, W. A., Tockhorn, A., Zhu, Y., and Zhao, Z., Treatment patterns and lipid levels among patients with high-risk atherosclerotic CVD in the UK, The British Journal of Cardiology, 2015.
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