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)]
A. Leite, Thomas, S. L., and Andrews, N. J., Do delays in data availability limit the implementation of near real-time vaccine safety surveillance using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink?, Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf, vol. 27, pp. 25-29, 2018.
A. Harshfield, Abel, G. A., Barclay, S., and Payne, R. A., Do GPs accurately record date of death? A UK observational analysis, BMJ Support Palliat Care, 2018.
P. Dhiman, Andersen, S., Vestergaard, P., Masud, T., and Qureshi, N., Does bone mineral density improve the predictive accuracy of fracture risk assessment? A prospective cohort study in Northern Denmark, BMJ Open, vol. 8, p. e018898, 2018.
A. Mehrabadi, Reynier, P., Platt, R. W., and Filion, K. B., Domperidone for insufficient lactation in England 2002-2015: A drug utilization study with interrupted time series analysis, Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf, 2018.
J. E. Thistle, Petrick, J. L., Yang, B., Bradley, M. C., Graubard, B. I., and McGlynn, K. A., Domperidone use and risk of primary liver cancer in the Clinical Practice Research Datalink, Cancer Epidemiol, vol. 55, pp. 170-175, 2018.
Y. Tao and Fu, H., Doubly robust estimation of the weighted average treatment effect for a target population, Stat Med, 2018.
D. J. Humes, Abdul-Sultan, A., Walker, A. J., Ludvigsson, J. F., and West, J., Duration and magnitude of postoperative risk of venous thromboembolism after planned inguinal hernia repair in men: a population-based cohort study, Hernia, vol. 22, pp. 447-453, 2018.
C. Koshiaris, Van den Bruel, A., Oke, J. L., Nicholson, B. D., Shephard, E., Braddick, M., and Hamilton, W., Early detection of multiple myeloma in primary care using blood tests: a case-control study in primary care, Br J Gen Pract, vol. 68, pp. e586-e593, 2018.
H. A. Abenhaim, Tulandi, T., Wilchesky, M., Platt, R., Spence, A. R., Czuzoj-Shulman, N., and Suissa, S., Effect of Cesarean Delivery on Long-term Risk of Small Bowel Obstruction, Obstet Gynecol, vol. 131, pp. 354-359, 2018.
N. M. Davies, Taylor, G. M. J., Taylor, A. E., Jones, T., Martin, R. M., Munafo, M. R., Windmeijer, F., and Thomas, K. H., The effects of prescribing varenicline on two-year health outcomes: an observational cohort study using electronic medical records, Addiction, vol. 113, pp. 1105-1116, 2018.
K. J. Roberts, Bannister, C. A., and Schrem, H., Enzyme replacement improves survival among patients with pancreatic cancer: Results of a population based study, Pancreatology, 2018.
A. Cassell, Edwards, D., Harshfield, A., Rhodes, K., Brimicombe, J., Payne, R., and Griffin, S., The epidemiology of multimorbidity in primary care: a retrospective cohort study, Br J Gen Pract, vol. 68, pp. e245-e251, 2018.
M. Liang, Ye, T., and Fu, H., Estimating individualized optimal combination therapies through outcome weighted deep learning algorithms, Stat Med, vol. 37, pp. 3869-3886, 2018.
L. R. Vaz, Jones, M. J., Szatkowski, L., Tata, L. J., Petrou, S., and Coleman, T., Estimating the health-care costs of children born to pregnant smokers in England: cohort study using primary and secondary health-care data, Addiction, vol. 113, pp. 1305-1316, 2018.
C. I. Bloom, Nissen, F., Douglas, I. J., Smeeth, L., Cullinan, P., and Quint, J. K., Exacerbation risk and characterisation of the UK's asthma population from infants to old age, Thorax, vol. 73, pp. 313-320, 2018.
J. M. Gamble, Chibrikov, E., Midodzi, W. K., Twells, L. K., and Majumdar, S. R., Examining the risk of depression or self-harm associated with incretin-based therapies used to manage hyperglycaemia in patients with type 2 diabetes: a cohort study using the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink, BMJ Open, vol. 8, p. e023830, 2018.
K. Donegan, Owen, R., Bird, H., Burch, B., Smith, A., and Tregunno, P., Exploring the Potential Routine Use of Electronic Healthcare Record Data to Strengthen Early Signal Assessment in UK Medicines Regulation: Proof-of-Concept Study, Drug Saf, vol. 41, pp. 899-910, 2018.
R. M. Joseph, van Staa, T. P., Lunt, M., Abrahamowicz, M., and Dixon, W. G., Exposure measurement error when assessing current glucocorticoid use using UK primary care electronic prescription data, Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf, 2018.
D. R. Morales, Flynn, R., Zhang, J., Trucco, E., Quint, J. K., and Zutis, K., External validation of ADO, DOSE, COTE and CODEX at predicting death in primary care patients with COPD using standard and machine learning approaches, Respir Med, vol. 138, pp. 150-155, 2018.
T. K. Mukhtar, Bankhead, C., Stevens, S., Perera, R., Holt, T. A., Salisbury, C., and Hobbs, F. R., Factors associated with consultation rates in general practice in England, 2013-2014: a cross-sectional study, Br J Gen Pract, vol. 68, pp. e370-e377, 2018.
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