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    • Healthcare databases in Europe for studying medicine use and safety during pregnancy 

      Charlton, Rachel A.; Neville, Amanda J.; Jordan, Sue; Pierini, Anna; Damase-Michel, Christine; Klungsøyr, Kari; Andersen, Anne-Marie Nybo; Hansen, Anne Vinkel; Gini, Rosa; Bos, Jens H.J.; Puccini, Aurora; Hurault-Delarue, Caroline; Brooks, Caroline J.; De Jong-van den Berg, Lolkje T.V.; de Vries, Corinne S. (Wiley, 2014-06)
      Purpose The aim of this study was to describe a number of electronic healthcare databases in Europe in terms of the population covered, the source of the data captured and the availability of data on key variables required ...
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    • Management and interpretation of heterogeneous observational data: Using insulin-like growth factor-I data from the NordiNet® International Outcome Study 

      Blankenstein, Oliver; Pedersen, Birgitte Tønnes; Schlumpf, Michael; Andreasen, Arne Haahr; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt (Elsevier Ltd., 2014-12-09)
      Objective. The NordiNet® International Outcome Study (IOS), a large-scale, non-interventional, multi-centre, real-world study of Norditropin® treatment, registers insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) values, as measured ...
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    • Patterns of pharmaceutical use for immigrants to Spain and Norway: a comparative study of prescription databases in two European countries 

      Gimeno-Feliu, Luis A.; Calderón-Larrañaga, Amaia; Prados-Torres, Alexandra; Revilla-López, Concha; Diaz, Esperanza (BioMed Central, 2016-02-24)
      Background: Although equity in health care is theoretically a cornerstone in Western societies, several studies show that services do not always provide equitable care for immigrants. Differences in pharmaceutical ...
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    • Psychoactive drugs in seven nursing homes 

      Krüger, Kjell; Folkestad, Malin; Geitung, Jonn Terje; Eide, Geir Egil; Grimsmo, Anders (Cambridge University Press, 2012-07)
      Aims: We wanted to pinpoint any differences in treatment between participating nursing homes, investigate which drugs are currently prescribed most frequently for long-term patients in nursing homes, estimate prevalence ...
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    • Risk of hip fracture among older people using anxiolytic and hypnotic drugs: a nationwide prospective cohort study 

      Bakken, Marit Stordal; Engeland, Anders; Engesæter, Lars B.; Ranhoff, Anette Hylen; Hunskaar, Steinar; Ruths, Sabine (Springer, 2014-05-09)
      Purpose Anxiolytics and hypnotics are widely used and may cause injurious falls. We aimed to examine associations between exposure to anxiolytics and hypnotics and the risk of hip fracture among all older people in Norway. ...
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