Research using CPRD data has informed drug safety guidance and clinical practice and resulted in over 2,500 peer-reviewed publications. The CPRD bibliography is updated on a monthly basis (last updated 5 October 2020) and papers are listed below and in the PDF below.

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This work uses data provided by patients and collected by the NHS as part of their care and support. CPRD encourages researchers to use this citation in all publications using CPRD data. Find out more about acknowledging the use of patient data at the Understanding Patient Data website



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I. Petersen and Hayward, A. C., Antibacterial prescribing in primary care, J Antimicrob Chemother, vol. 60 Suppl 1, pp. i43-47, 2007.
E. Martin-Merino, Calderon-Larranaga, A., Hawley, S., Poblador-Plou, B., Llorente-Garcia, A., Petersen, I., and Prieto-Alhambra, D., The impact of different strategies to handle missing data on both precision and bias in a drug safety study: a multidatabase multinational population-based cohort study, Clin Epidemiol, vol. 10, pp. 643-654, 2018.
N. Micali, Hagberg, K. W., Petersen, I., and Treasure, J. L., The incidence of eating disorders in the UK in 2000-2009: findings from the General Practice Research Database, BMJ Open, vol. 3, 2013.
C. C. Tam, Rodrigues, L. C., Petersen, I., Islam, A., Hayward, A., and O'Brien, S. J., Incidence of Guillain-Barre syndrome among patients with Campylobacter infection: a general practice research database study, J Infect Dis, vol. 194, pp. 95-7, 2006.
A. Nicholson, Ford, E., Davies, K. A., Smith, H. E., Rait, G., Tate, A. R., Petersen, I., and Cassell, J., Optimising use of electronic health records to describe the presentation of rheumatoid arthritis in primary care: a strategy for developing code lists, PLoS One, vol. 8, p. e54878, 2013.
K. Walters, Rait, G., Petersen, I., Williams, R., and Nazareth, I., Panic disorder and risk of new onset coronary heart disease, acute myocardial infarction, and cardiac mortality: cohort study using the general practice research database, Eur Heart J, vol. 29, pp. 2981-8, 2008.
J. Blackwell, Saxena, S., Jayasooriya, N., Bottle, A., Petersen, I., Hotopf, M., Alexakis, C., and Pollok, R. C., Prevalence and duration of gastrointestinal symptoms before diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and predictors of timely specialist review: a population-based study, J Crohns Colitis, 2020.
H. E. Evans, Tsourapas, A., Mercer, C. H., Rait, G., Bryan, S., Hamill, M., Delpech, V., Hughes, G., Brook, G., Williams, T., Johnson, A. M., Singh, S., Petersen, I., Chadborn, T., and Cassell, J. A., Primary care consultations and costs among HIV-positive individuals in UK primary care 1995-2005: a cohort study, Sex Transm Infect, vol. 85, pp. 543-9, 2009.
I. Petersen, Johnson, A. M., Islam, A., Duckworth, G., Livermore, D. M., and Hayward, A. C., Protective effect of antibiotics against serious complications of common respiratory tract infections: retrospective cohort study with the UK General Practice Research Database, Bmj, vol. 335, p. 982, 2007.
D. P. Osborn, Levy, G., Nazareth, I., Petersen, I., Islam, A., and King, M. B., Relative risk of cardiovascular and cancer mortality in people with severe mental illness from the United Kingdom's General Practice Rsearch Database, Arch Gen Psychiatry, vol. 64, pp. 242-9, 2007.
E. Martin-Merino, Petersen, I., Hawley, S., Alvarez-Gutierrez, A., Khalid, S., Llorente-Garcia, A., Delmestri, A., Javaid, M. K., van Staa, T. P., Judge, A., Cooper, C., and Prieto-Alhambra, D., Risk of venous thromboembolism among users of different anti-osteoporosis drugs: a population-based cohort analysis including over 200,000 participants from Spain and the UK, Osteoporos Int, vol. 29, pp. 467-478, 2018.
H. E. Evans, Mercer, C. H., Rait, G., Hamill, M., Delpech, V., Hughes, G., Brook, M. G., Williams, T., Johnson, A. M., Singh, S., Petersen, I., Chadborn, T., and Cassell, J. A., Trends in HIV testing and recording of HIV status in the UK primary care setting: a retrospective cohort study 1995-2005, Sex Transm Infect, vol. 85, pp. 520-6, 2009.
J. A. Cassell, Mercer, C. H., Sutcliffe, L., Petersen, I., Islam, A., Brook, M. G., Ross, J. D., Kinghorn, G. R., Simms, I., Hughes, G., Majeed, A., Stephenson, J. M., Johnson, A. M., and Hayward, A. C., Trends in sexually transmitted infections in general practice 1990-2000: population based study using data from the UK general practice research database, Bmj, vol. 332, pp. 332-4, 2006.
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