Correlation between rheumatoid arthritis with risk for cardiovascular disease and prescription patterns of antirheumatic drugs in taiwan.

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: WU, Chun-Nan (Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung 402, Taiwan, Pharmacy, Taichung, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Chun-Nan Wu: Department of Pharmacy, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China
    Chien-Ying Lee: Department of Pharmacology, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China;Department of Pharmacy, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China
    Kuang-Hua Huang: Department of Health Service Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    The study was a retrospective study which based on the National Health Insurance Research Database (NHIRD). We identiļ¬ed patients received ambulatory care following a principal diagnosis of RA between 2003 and 2011. To avoid selection bias, this study used propensity score matching (PSM) method. Logistic regression was used to analyze the ..

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