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 4 February 2019) and papers are listed below.

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.


Export 2168 results:
Author Title Type [ Year(Asc)]
J. M. Gamble, Donnan, J. R., Chibrikov, E., Twells, L. K., Midodzi, W. K., and Majumdar, S. R., Comparative Safety of Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitors Versus Sulfonylureas and Other Glucose-lowering Therapies for Three Acute Outcomes, Sci Rep, vol. 8, p. 15142, 2018.
C. S. Arhi, Bottle, A., Burns, E. M., Clarke, J. M., Aylin, P., Ziprin, P., and Darzi, A., Comparison of cancer diagnosis recording between the Clinical Practice Research Datalink, Cancer Registry and Hospital Episodes Statistics, Cancer Epidemiol, vol. 57, pp. 148-157, 2018.
J. L. Hong, Webster-Clark, M., Funk, M. J., Sturmer, T., Dempster, S., Cole, S. R., Herr, I., and LoCasale, R., Comparison of Methods to Generalize Randomized Clinical Trial Results without Individual-Level Data for the Target Population, Am J Epidemiol, 2018.
C. S. Arhi, Burns, E. M., Bouras, G., Aylin, P., Ziprin, P., and Darzi, A., Complications after discharge and delays in adjuvant chemotherapy following colonic resection: a cohort study of linked primary and secondary care data, Colorectal Dis, 2018.
K. M. Rhodes, Turner, R. M., Payne, R. A., and White, I. R., Computationally efficient methods for fitting mixed models to electronic health records data, Stat Med, vol. 37, pp. 4557-4570, 2018.
F. Nissen, Morales, D. R., Mullerova, H., Smeeth, L., Douglas, I. J., and Quint, J. K., Concomitant diagnosis of asthma and COPD: a quantitative study in UK primary care, Br J Gen Pract, vol. 68, pp. e775-e782, 2018.
J. G. Royle, Lanyon, P. C., Grainge, M. J., Abhishek, A., and Pearce, F. A., Correction to: The incidence, prevalence, and survival of systemic sclerosis in the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink, Clin Rheumatol, vol. 37, p. 2601, 2018.
G. Moncrieff, Lied-Lied, A., Nelson, G., Holy, C. E., Weinstein, R., Wei, D., and Rowe, S., Cost and effectiveness of prescribing emollient therapy for atopic eczema in UK primary care in children and adults: a large retrospective analysis of the Clinical Practice Research Datalink, BMC Dermatol, vol. 18, p. 9, 2018.
S. Landis, Suruki, R., Maskell, J., Bonar, K., Hilton, E., and Compton, C., Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of COPD Patients at Different Blood Eosinophil Levels in the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink, Copd, vol. 15, pp. 177-184, 2018.
N. C. Hazra, Rudisill, C., and Gulliford, M. C., Determinants of health care costs in the senior elderly: age, comorbidity, impairment, or proximity to death?, Eur J Health Econ, vol. 19, pp. 831-842, 2018.
D. Yu, Jordan, K. P., Snell, K. I. E., Riley, R. D., Bedson, J., Edwards, J. J., Mallen, C. D., Tan, V., Ukachukwu, V., Prieto-Alhambra, D., Walker, C., and Peat, G., Development and validation of prediction models to estimate risk of primary total hip and knee replacements using data from the UK: two prospective open cohorts using the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink, Ann Rheum Dis, 2018.
D. Abrahami, Douros, A., Yin, H., Yu, O. H. Y., Renoux, C., Bitton, A., and Azoulay, L., Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors and incidence of inflammatory bowel disease among patients with type 2 diabetes: population based cohort study, Bmj, vol. 360, p. k872, 2018.
J. Ride, Kasteridis, P., Gutacker, N., Kronenberg, C., Doran, T., Mason, A., Rice, N., Gravelle, H., Goddard, M., Kendrick, T., Siddiqi, N., Gilbody, S., Dare, C. R., Aylott, L., Williams, R., and Jacobs, R., Do care plans and annual reviews of physical health influence unplanned hospital utilisation for people with serious mental illness? Analysis of linked longitudinal primary and secondary healthcare records in England, BMJ Open, vol. 8, p. e023135, 2018.
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, vol. 27, pp. 1316-1324, 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.
[Page last updated 15 February 2019]