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Title Understanding pharmacoepidemiology [electronic resource] / editors, Yi Yang, Donna West-Strum.
Publication Info. New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, c2011.

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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-AccessPharmacy    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description x, 197 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series AccessPharmacy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Part 1 -- Chapter 1. What is pharmacoepi; -- Chapter 2. Why is pharmacoepi important -- (Importance to pharmacy practice); -- Chapter 3. Principles of epidemiology applied to the study of drug use; -- Chapter 4. Study Designs (Observational study, Experimental study, Case report, Meta-analysis); -- Chapter 5. Data Sources (Pharmacy claims data, Validity of data, Defining exposure, Defining outcomes); -- Chapter 6. Medication Safety Pharmacovig (Use of pharmacoepi to study beneficial drug effects, Use of pharmacoepi to study adverse drug effects); -- Chapter 7. Continual Monitoring for Unwanted Drug Effects (Post-marketing surveillance); -- Chapter 8. Applications in Pharmacy Practice; -- Part 2 -- Chapter 9. Medication Adherence; -- Chapter 10. Statistics in Pharmacoepi; -- Chapter 11. International Perspective (global drug surveillance); -- Chapter 12. Other Methodological Issues (Causality, Confounding); -- Chapter 13. Future Issues; -- Part 3 -- Chapter 14. Case Studies or Examples; -- Chapter 15. Learning Objectives; -- Glossary; -- Q & A, Questions; -- Discussion Questions.
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Summary This is a comprehensive textbook that gives pharmacy students a basic understanding of what pharmacoepidemiology is and how it works in clinical practice. Students will get solid grounding in real-life applications of risk assessment, screening, and diagnostic testing.
Subject Pharmacoepidemiology.
Added Author Yang, Yi, 1968 March 31-
West-Strum, Donna.
ISBN 9780071635004 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0071635009 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # sseb_ssj0000474084
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