Research using CPRD data has informed drug safety guidance and clinical practice and resulted in over 2,000 peer-reviewed publications.

The CPRD bibliography is updated on a monthly basis (last updated 6 December 2018) and papers are listed below.

Research papers published before 2018 are also listed in the bibliography PDF attachment on this page. 

If you have published papers using CPRD data which are not included in this list, please contact us at so that we can update the bibliography.


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Author Title Type [ Year(Asc)]
K. Bhaskaran, dos-Santos-Silva, I., Leon, D. A., Douglas, I. J., and Smeeth, L., Association of BMI with overall and cause-specific mortality: a population-based cohort study of 3.6 million adults in the UK, Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol, 2018.
J. P. Sheppard, Stevens, S., Stevens, R. J., Mant, J., Martin, U., Hobbs, F. D. R., and McManus, R. J., Association of guideline and policy changes with incidence of lifestyle advice and treatment for uncomplicated mild hypertension in primary care: a longitudinal cohort study in the Clinical Practice Research Datalink, BMJ Open, vol. 8, p. e021827, 2018.
H. Carreira, Williams, R., Muller, M., Harewood, R., Stanway, S., and Bhaskaran, K., Associations Between Breast Cancer Survivorship and Adverse Mental Health Outcomes: A Systematic Review, J Natl Cancer Inst, 2018.
S. R. Pye, Sheppard, T., Joseph, R. M., Lunt, M., Girard, N., Haas, J. S., Bates, D. W., Buckeridge, D. L., van Staa, T. P., Tamblyn, R., and Dixon, W. G., Assumptions made when preparing drug exposure data for analysis have an impact on results: An unreported step in pharmacoepidemiology studies, Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf, vol. 27, pp. 781-788, 2018.
V. Prasad, West, J., Kendrick, D., and Sayal, K., Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: variation by socioeconomic deprivation, Arch Dis Child, 2018.
K. W. Littink, Stappers, P. T. Y., Riemslag, F. C. C., Talsma, H. E., van Genderen, M. M., Cremers, F. P. M., Collin, R. W. J., and van den Born, L. I., Autosomal Recessive NRL Mutations in Patients with Enhanced S-Cone Syndrome, Genes (Basel), vol. 9, 2018.
J. P. Sheppard, Stevens, S., Stevens, R., Martin, U., Mant, J., Hobbs, F. D. R., and McManus, R. J., Benefits and Harms of Antihypertensive Treatment in Low-Risk Patients With Mild Hypertension, JAMA Intern Med, 2018.
D. B. Wolfson, Best, A. F., Addona, V., Wolfson, J., and Gadalla, S. M., Benefits of combining prevalent and incident cohorts: An application to myotonic dystrophy, Stat Methods Med Res, p. 962280218804275, 2018.
O. A. Oshagbemi, Franssen, F. M. E., Braeken, D. C. W., Henskens, Y., Wouters, E. F. M., van der Zee, A. H. Maitlan, Burden, A. M., and de Vries, F., Blood eosinophilia, use of inhaled corticosteroids, and risk of COPD exacerbations and mortality, Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf, vol. 27, pp. 1191-1199, 2018.
J. Delgado, Bowman, K., Ble, A., Masoli, J., Han, Y., Henley, W., Welsh, S., Kuchel, G. A., Ferrucci, L., and Melzer, D., Blood Pressure Trajectories in the 20 Years Before Death, JAMA Intern Med, vol. 178, pp. 93-99, 2018.
E. A. Yanni, Ferreira, G., Guennec, M., Y. Hahi, E., A. Ghachi, E., Haguinet, F., Espie, E., and Bianco, V., Burden of herpes zoster in 16 selected immunocompromised populations in England: a cohort study in the Clinical Practice Research Datalink 2000-2012, BMJ Open, vol. 8, p. e020528, 2018.
F. A. Pearce, Hubbard, R. B., Grainge, M. J., Watts, R. A., Abhishek, A., and Lanyon, P. C., Can granulomatosis with polyangiitis be diagnosed earlier in primary care? A case-control study, Qjm, vol. 111, pp. 39-45, 2018.
E. Ankus, Price, S. J., Ukoumunne, O. C., Hamilton, W., and Bailey, S. E. R., Cancer incidence in patients with a high normal platelet count: a cohort study using primary care data, Fam Pract, 2018.
R. Williams, van Staa, T. P., Gallagher, A. M., Hammad, T., Leufkens, H. G. M., and de Vries, F., Cancer recording in patients with and without type 2 diabetes in the Clinical Practice Research Datalink primary care data and linked hospital admission data: a cohort study, BMJ Open, vol. 8, p. e020827, 2018.
C. Becker, Schneider, C., Aballea, S., Bailey, C., Bourne, R., Jick, S., and Meier, C., Cataract in patients with diabetes mellitus-incidence rates in the UK and risk factors, Eye (Lond), vol. 32, pp. 1028-1035, 2018.
M. Smith, Herrington, W. G., Weldegiorgis, M., Hobbs, F. R., Bankhead, C., and Woodward, M., Change in Albuminuria and Risk of Renal and Cardiovascular Outcomes: Natural Variation Should Be Taken into Account, Kidney Int Rep, vol. 3, pp. 939-949, 2018.
J. Wilding, Godec, T., Khunti, K., Pocock, S., Fox, R., Smeeth, L., Clauson, P., Fenici, P., Hammar, N., and Medina, J., Changes in HbA1c and weight, and treatment persistence, over the 18 months following initiation of second-line therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes: results from the United Kingdom Clinical Practice Research Datalink, BMC Med, vol. 16, p. 116, 2018.
S. Wilkinson, Douglas, I., Stirnadel-Farrant, H., Fogarty, D., Pokrajac, A., Smeeth, L., and Tomlinson, L., Changing use of antidiabetic drugs in the UK: trends in prescribing 2000-2017, BMJ Open, vol. 8, p. e022768, 2018.
M. Iwagami, Caplin, B., Smeeth, L., Tomlinson, L. A., and Nitsch, D., Chronic kidney disease and cause-specific hospitalisation: a matched cohort study using primary and secondary care patient data, Br J Gen Pract, vol. 68, pp. e512-e523, 2018.
A. D. Morgan, Rothnie, K. J., Bhaskaran, K., Smeeth, L., and Quint, J. K., Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the risk of 12 cardiovascular diseases: a population-based study using UK primary care data, Thorax, vol. 73, pp. 877-879, 2018.
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