Analysis of current issues within the field
Fair representation of issues from around the world
Contains extensive appendices, including a glossary of important terms and sample size tables
The third edition of Pharmacoepidemiology is an outstanding and fully comprehensive textbook, which will be an essential resource for all interested in the field-in academia, in regulatory agencies, in industry and in the law.
Table of Contents
What is Pharmacoepidemiology? (B. Strom).
Study Designs Available for Pharmacoepidemiology Studies (B. Strom).
PERSPECTIVES ON PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY.
The Public Health, the University, and Pharmacoepidemiology (P. Stolley J.-R. Laporte).
SYSTEMS AVAILABLE FOR PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY STUDIES.
Spontaneous Reporting in the United States (D. Kennedy, et al.).
Case - Control Surveillance (S. Shapiro).
Prescription -event Monitoring (R. Mann).
UnitedHealth Group (D. Shatin, et al.).
Medicaid Databases (J. Carson, et al.).
How Should One Perform Pharmacoepidemiology Studies?: Choosing Among the Available Alternatives (B. Strom).
SELECTED SPECIAL APPLICATIONS AND METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES IN PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY.
Bioethical Issues in Pharmacoepidemiology Research (D. Casarett, et al.).
Drug Utilization Review (S. Hennessy, et al.).
Determining Causation from Case Reports (J. Jones).
Bias and Confounding in Pharmacoepidemiology (J.-P. Collet J.-F. Boivin).
The Future of Pharmacoepidemiology (B. Strom).