Strengthening observational studies for real world evidence of drug effectiveness and safety

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: HARTZEMA, Abraham (University of Florida, Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Gainesville, United States)
  • Co-author(s): Abraham Gijsbert Hartzema:
    Elise Ju-Hyeun Kim: Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, United States
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    We used observational designs, multiple databases, common used statistical procedures, varying exposure and outcome measures to test the robustness of the findings for well researched safety questions. We also used propensity scores and sensitivity analysis. 

    Results

    We found that self-controlled designs, designs in which the patient..

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