pharmacoepidemiology

phar·ma·co·ep·i·dem·i·ol·o·gy

(far'mă-kō-ep'i-dē'mē-ol'ŏ-jē),
The study of the distribution and determinants of drug-related events in populations, and the application of this study to efficacious drug treatment.

phar·ma·co·ep·i·dem·i·ol·o·gy

(fahr'mă-kō-ep'i-dē'mē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The application of epidemiologic knowledge, methods, and reasoning to the study of the effects and uses of pharmacologic treatments in a defined time, space, and population.
See also: epidemiology, pharmacology

pharmacoepidemiology

(făr′mă-kō-ĕ-pĭ-dĕm-ē-ŏl″ō-jē)
The application of the science of epidemiology to the study of the effects of drugs, desired and undesired, and uses of drugs in human populations.

pharmacoepidemiology

the study of the utilization and effects of drugs in large numbers of patients.
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Areas of interest include diabetes and obesity, cancer, HIV/AIDS, cardiovascular disease, aging and cognition, pregnancy outcomes, women's and children's health, quality and safety, and pharmacoepidemiology.
of the division of pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital and of Harvard Medical School, both in Boston, and her associates reported (JAMA 2015;313:2142-51 [doi: 10.
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Santanello's experience spans pharmacoepidemiology, product safety, use of real-world data for safety and effectiveness, and patient reported and clinical outcomes for clinical development and epidemiology.
Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at BWH and senior investigator of this study.
This is particularly common in pharmacoepidemiology, where outcomes are often rare compared to a large number of covariates available for estimation of (adverse) drug effects (Glynn, Schneeweiss, and Sturmer 2006).
Lead author Krista Huybrechts, MS PhD, from the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, said preterm birth is a major clinical problem throughout the world and rates have been increasing over the past two decades.
Craig Currie, professor of applied pharmacoepidemiology at Cardiff University's School of Medicine, who led the study, said: "We found that the number of people injecting insulin in the UK increased three-fold over the 20-year period.
Strom's Pharmacoepidemiology was first published 23 years ago, when the field was just beginning.
More than 12 international prestigious associations support DUPHAT including: American Society of Health System Pharmacists, European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences, European Society of Oncology Pharmacy, European Society of Clinical Pharmacy, Canadian Pharmacists Association, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology, International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology, The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, Universiteit Utrecht - The Netherlands, Saudi Pharmaceutical Society, Riyadh College and Index Health management
Source: Annals of Pharmacoepidemiology, December 2012.
The Institutional Review Board of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Clinical Pharmacology of Utrecht University approved the study.