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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L. Scheepers, Burden, A. M., Arts, I. C. W., Spaetgens, B., Souverein, P., de Vries, F., and Boonen, A., Medication adherence among gout patients initiated allopurinol: a retrospective cohort study in the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD), Rheumatology (Oxford), vol. 57, pp. 1641-1650, 2018.
M. Cainzos-Achirica, Varas-Lorenzo, C., Pottegard, A., Asmar, J., Plana, E., Rasmussen, L., Bizouard, G., Forns, J., Hellfritzsch, M., Zint, K., Perez-Gutthann, S., and Pladevall-Vila, M., Methodological challenges when evaluating potential off-label prescribing of drugs using electronic health care databases: A case study of dabigatran etexilate in Europe, Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf, vol. 27, pp. 713-723, 2018.
S. A. J. Schmidt, Langan, S. M., Pedersen, H. S., Schonheyder, H. C., Thomas, S. L., Smeeth, L., Mansfield, K. E., Sorensen, H. T., Forbes, H. J., and Vestergaard, M., Mood Disorders and Risk of Herpes Zoster in 2 Population-Based Case-Control Studies in Denmark and the United Kingdom, Am J Epidemiol, vol. 187, pp. 1019-1028, 2018.
L. Li, Neogi, T., and Jick, S., Mortality in Patients With Giant Cell Arteritis: A Cohort Study in UK Primary Care, Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), vol. 70, pp. 1251-1256, 2018.
O. M. Moussa, Erridge, S., Chidambaram, S., Ziprin, P., Darzi, A., and Purkayastha, S., Mortality of the Severely Obese: A Population Study, Ann Surg, 2018.
K. J. Rothnie, Connell, O., Mullerova, H., Smeeth, L., Pearce, N., Douglas, I., and Quint, J. K., Myocardial Infarction and Ischemic Stroke after Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Ann Am Thorac Soc, vol. 15, pp. 935-946, 2018.
K. J. Rothnie, Mullerova, H., Smeeth, L., and Quint, J. K., Natural History of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations in a General Practice-based Population with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Am J Respir Crit Care Med, vol. 198, pp. 464-471, 2018.
E. L. Axson, Bloom, C. I., and Quint, J. K., Nontuberculous mycobacterial disease managed within UK primary care, 2006-2016, Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, vol. 37, pp. 1795-1803, 2018.
F. A. Pearce, Lanyon, P. C., Watts, R. A., Grainge, M. J., Abhishek, A., and Hubbard, R. B., Novel insights into the aetiology of granulomatosis with polyangiitis-a case-control study using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink, Rheumatology (Oxford), vol. 57, pp. 1002-1010, 2018.
E. Nortoft, Chubb, B., and Borglykke, A., Obesity and healthcare resource utilization: comparative results from the UK and the USA, Obes Sci Pract, vol. 4, pp. 41-45, 2018.
C. W. le Roux, Chubb, B., Nortoft, E., and Borglykke, A., Obesity and healthcare resource utilization: results from Clinical Practice Research Database (CPRD), Obes Sci Pract, vol. 4, pp. 409-416, 2018.
G. Glover, Williams, R., Tompkins, G., and Oyinlola, J., An observational study of the use of acute hospital care by people with intellectual disabilities in England, J Intellect Disabil Res, 2018.
S. A. Julious, Horspool, M. J., Davis, S., Franklin, M., Smithson, W. H., Norman, P., Simpson, R. M., Elphick, H., Bortolami, O., and Cooper, C., Open-label, cluster randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of a brief letter from a GP on unscheduled medical contacts associated with the start of the school year: the PLEASANT trial, BMJ Open, vol. 8, p. e017367, 2018.
C. Garriga, Pazianas, M., Hawley, S., Delmestri, A., Prieto-Alhambra, D., Cooper, C., and Judge, A., Oral bisphosphonate use and age-related macular degeneration: retrospective cohort and nested case-control study, Ann N Y Acad Sci, vol. 1415, pp. 34-46, 2018.
K. Gruntz, Bloechliger, M., Becker, C., Jick, S. S., Fuhr, P., Meier, C. R., and Ruegg, S., Parkinson disease and the risk of epileptic seizures, Ann Neurol, vol. 83, pp. 363-374, 2018.
H. J. I. De Jong, Tervaert, J. W. Cohen, Lalmohamed, A., de Vries, F., Vandebriel, R. J., Van Loveren, H., Klungel, O. H., and van Staa, T. P., Pattern of risks of rheumatoid arthritis among patients using statins: A cohort study with the clinical practice research datalink, PLoS One, vol. 13, p. e0193297, 2018.
J. Tran, Norton, R., Conrad, N., Rahimian, F., Canoy, D., Nazarzadeh, M., and Rahimi, K., Patterns and temporal trends of comorbidity among adult patients with incident cardiovascular disease in the UK between 2000 and 2014: A population-based cohort study, PLoS Med, vol. 15, p. e1002513, 2018.
A. V. Margulis, Linder, M., Arana, A., Pottegard, A., Berglind, I. A., Bui, C. L., Kristiansen, N. S., Bahmanyar, S., McQuay, L. J., Atsma, W. J., Appenteng, K., D'Silva, M., Perez-Gutthann, S., and Hallas, J., Patterns of use of antimuscarinic drugs to treat overactive bladder in Denmark, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, PLoS One, vol. 13, p. e0204456, 2018.
L. McDonald, Schultze, A., Carroll, R., and Ramagopalan, S. V., Performing studies using the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink: to link or not to link?, Eur J Epidemiol, vol. 33, pp. 601-605, 2018.
F. A. Achana, Fleming, K. M., Tata, L. J., Sultan, A. A., and Petrou, S., Peripartum hysterectomy: an economic analysis of direct healthcare costs using routinely collected data, Bjog, vol. 125, pp. 874-883, 2018.
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