Publications & Codelists

Comparability of the age and sex distribution of the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink and the total Dutch population.

de Jong, R.G. ; Gallagher, A.M. ; Herrett, E. ; Masclee, A.A. ; Janssen-Heijnen, M.L. ; de Vries, F. ;
Comparability of the age and sex distribution of the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink and the total Dutch population.
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf, 2016;

Appropriate inclusion of interactions was needed to avoid bias in multiple imputation.

Tilling, K. ; Williamson, E. ; Spratt, M. ; Sterne, J.A. ; Carpenter, J. ;
Appropriate inclusion of interactions was needed to avoid bias in multiple imputation.
J Clin Epidemiol, 2016;

Linking e-health records, patient-reported symptoms and environmental exposure data to characterise and model COPD exacerbations: protocol for the COPE study.

Moore, E.; Chatzidiakou, L.; Jones, R.L.; Smeeth, L.; Beevers, S.; Kelly, F.J.; K Quint, J.; Barratt, B.;
Linking e-health records, patient-reported symptoms and environmental exposure data to characterise and model COPD exacerbations: protocol for the COPE study.
BMJ Open, 2016; 6(7):e011330

Impact of statin related media coverage on use of statins: interrupted time series analysis with UK primary care data.

Matthews, A. ; Herrett, E. ; Gasparrini, A. ; Van Staa, T. ; Goldacre, B. ; Smeeth, L. ; Bhaskaran, K. ;
Impact of statin related media coverage on use of statins: interrupted time series analysis with UK primary care data.
BMJ, 2016; 353:i3283

Prenatal Vitamin D and Offspring Wheezing.

Bhaskaran, K. ; Smeeth, L. ; Evans, S. ;
Prenatal Vitamin D and Offspring Wheezing.
JAMA, 2016; 315(24):2730

Hospitalization, Inpatient burden and comorbidities associated with bullous pemphigoid in the United States.

Ren, Z. ; Hsu, D.Y. ; Brieva, J. ; Silverberg, N.B. ; Langan, S.M. ; Silverberg, J.I. ;
Hospitalization, Inpatient burden and comorbidities associated with bullous pemphigoid in the United States.
Br J Dermatol, 2016;

The Reporting of Studies Using Routinely Collected Health Data was often insufficient.

Hemkens, L.G. ; Benchimol, E.I. ; Langan, S.M. ; Briel, M. ; Kasenda, B. ; Januel, J.M. ; Herrett, E. ; von Elm, E. ;
The Reporting of Studies Using Routinely Collected Health Data was often insufficient.
J Clin Epidemiol, 2016;

Mendelian Randomisation study of the influence of eGFR on coronary heart disease.

Charoen, P. ; Nitsch, D. ; Engmann, J. ; Shah, T. ; White, J. ; Zabaneh, D. ; Jefferis, B. ; Wannamethee, G. ; Whincup, P. ; Mulick Cassidy, A. ; Gaunt, T. ; Day, I. ; McLachlan, S. ; Price, J. ; Kumari, M. ; Kivimaki, M. ; Brunner, E. ; Langenberg, C. ; Ben-Shlomo, Y. ; Hingorani, A. ; Whittaker, J. ; Pablo Casas, J. ; Dudbridge, F. ; UCLEB Consortium, . ; COLLABORATORS;Dale, C. ; Finan, C. ; Wong, A. ; Ong, K. ; Drenos, F. ; Cooper, J. ; Sofat, R. ; Schmidt, F. ; Lawlor, D.A. ; Talmud, P.J. ; Humphries, S.E. ; Hardy, R. ; Kuh, D. ; Wareham, N. ; Morris, R. ; Plagno, V. ;
Mendelian Randomisation study of the influence of eGFR on coronary heart disease.
Sci Rep, 2016; 6:28514

Methodological challenges when carrying out research on CKD and AKI using routine electronic health records.

McDonald, H.I. ; Shaw, C. ; Thomas, S.L. ; Mansfield, K.E. ; Tomlinson, L.A. ; Nitsch, D. ;
Methodological challenges when carrying out research on CKD and AKI using routine electronic health records.
Kidney Int, 2016;

Phosphodiesterase Type 5 Inhibitors and Risk of Malignant Melanoma: Matched Cohort Study Using Primary Care Data from the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink.

Matthews, A. ; Langan, S.M. ; Douglas, I.J. ; Smeeth, L. ; Bhaskaran, K. ;
Phosphodiesterase Type 5 Inhibitors and Risk of Malignant Melanoma: Matched Cohort Study Using Primary Care Data from the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink.
PLoS Med, 2016; 13(6):e1002037


Codelists available
Global Associations between Air Pollutants and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Hospitalizations: A Systematic Review.

Moore, E. ; Chatzidiakou, L. ; Kuku, M.O. ; Jones, R.L. ; Smeeth, L. ; Beevers, S. ; Kelly, F.J. ; Barratt, B. ; Quint, J. ;
Global Associations between Air Pollutants and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Hospitalizations: A Systematic Review.
Ann Am Thorac Soc, 2016;

Statin use and the risk of herpes zoster: a nested case-control study using primary care data from the UK Clinical Research Practice Datalink.

Matthews, A. ; Turkson, M. ; Forbes, H. ; Langan, S.M. ; Smeeth, L. ; Bhaskaran, K. ;
Statin use and the risk of herpes zoster: a nested case-control study using primary care data from the UK Clinical Research Practice Datalink.
Br J Dermatol, 2016;

Latest trends in ADHD drug prescribing patterns in children in the UK: prevalence, incidence and persistence.

Beau-Lejdstrom, R. ; Douglas, I. ; Evans, S.J. ; Smeeth, L. ;
Latest trends in ADHD drug prescribing patterns in children in the UK: prevalence, incidence and persistence.
BMJ Open, 2016; 6(6):e010508

Quantification of risk factors for postherpetic neuralgia in herpes zoster patients: A cohort study.

Forbes, H.J. ; Bhaskaran, K. ; Thomas, S.L. ; Smeeth, L. ; Clayton, T. ; Mansfield, K. ; Minassian, C. ; Langan, S.M. ;
Quantification of risk factors for postherpetic neuralgia in herpes zoster patients: A cohort study.
Neurology, 2016;

Vaccination timing of low-birth-weight infants in rural Ghana: a population-based, prospective cohort study.

O’Leary, M. ; Thomas, S. ; Hurt, L. ; Floyd, S. ; Shannon, C. ; Newton, S. ; Thomas, G. ; Amenga-Etego, S. ; Tawiah-Agyemang, C. ; Gram, L. ; Hurt, C. ; Bahl, R. ; Owusu-Agyei, S. ; Kirkwood, B. ; Edmond, K. ;
Vaccination timing of low-birth-weight infants in rural Ghana: a population-based, prospective cohort study.
Bull World Health Organ, 2016; 94(6):442-451D

Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: a pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4.4 million participants

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration including Liam Smeeth.
Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: a pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4.4 million participants
Lancet, 2016; 387(10027):1513-1530

Towards sustainable partnerships in global health: the case of the CRONICAS Centre of Excellence in Chronic Diseases in Peru.

Miranda, J.J. ; Bernabé-Ortiz, A. ; Diez-Canseco, F. ; Málaga, G. ; Cárdenas, M.K. ; Carrillo-Larco, R.M. ; Lazo-Porras, M. ; Moscoso-Porras, M. ; Pesantes, M.A. ; Ponce, V. ; Araya, R. ; Beran, D. ; Busse, P. ; Boggio, O. ; Checkley, W. ; García, P.J. ; Huicho, L. ; León-Velarde, F. ; Lescano, A.G. ; Mohr, D.C. ; Pan, W. ; Peiris, D. ; Perel, P. ; Rabadán-Diehl, C. ; Rivera-Chira, M. ; Sacksteder, K. ; Smeeth, L. ; Trujillo, A.J. ; Wells, J.C. ; Yan, L.L. ; García, H.H. ; Gilman, R.H. ;
Towards sustainable partnerships in global health: the case of the CRONICAS Centre of Excellence in Chronic Diseases in Peru.
Global Health, 2016; 12(1):29

Extra-Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Be Less Common Than Previously Reported.

Card, T.R. ; Langan, S.M. ; Chu, T.P. ;
Extra-Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Be Less Common Than Previously Reported.
Dig Dis Sci, 2016;

Impact of an Early Invasive Strategy versus Conservative Strategy for Unstable Angina and Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review.

Shaw, C. ; Nitsch, D. ; Lee, J. ; Fogarty, D. ; Sharpe, C.C. ;
Impact of an Early Invasive Strategy versus Conservative Strategy for Unstable Angina and Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review.
PLoS One, 2016; 11(5):e0153478

Erythropoiesis-stimulating agent dosing, haemoglobin and ferritin levels in UK haemodialysis patients 2005-13.

Birnie, K. ; Caskey, F. ; Ben-Shlomo, Y. ; Sterne, J.A. ; Gilg, J. ; Nitsch, D. ; Tomson, C. ;
Erythropoiesis-stimulating agent dosing, haemoglobin and ferritin levels in UK haemodialysis patients 2005-13.
Nephrol Dial Transplant, 2016;