Illustrating the importance of quality: amphetamine and the icelandic prescription registry
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
- Type: Poster
- By: BJöRNSDóTTIR, Ingunn (University of Oslo, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Mathematics & Natural Sciences, Oslo, Norway)
- Co-author(s): Ingunn Björnsdóttir
Data from large electronic databases are increasingly used in epidemiological research, but golden standards for database validation seem difficult to find. The Prescription Registry (IPR) and the National Health Service NHS) databases in Iceland have not undergone formal validations, but gross errors have repeatedly been found in.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.