Pharmacoepidemiology Terms

Pubmed search terms for drug related studies, from http://pubmedsearches.blogspot.com/2009/08/pharmacoepidemiology-keywords.html , Cindy Schmidt, M.D., M.L.S

Pharmacoepidemiology -- keywords

pharmacoepid* OR prescrib* OR prescript* OR "drug* therap*s OR therapeutic OR medication* OR pharmaceutic* OR pharmacy OR pharmacies OR oral OR intravenous OR nasogastric OR rectal OR milligram* OR microgram OR micrograms OR dose OR doses OR dosage* OR administer* OR chemotherap* OR adjuvant OR pill* OR tablet* OR lozenge* OR suppositor* OR injection* OR infusion*

AND

utiliz* OR utilis* OR pattern* OR audit* OR use OR usage OR epidemiolog*

Pharmacoepidemiology -- MeSH

("Drug Utilization"[mesh] OR (("adverse effects"[sh] OR "drug therapy"[sh] OR "Drug Prescriptions "[mesh] OR "Pharmaceutical Preparations"[mesh] OR "Therapeutic Uses "[mesh] OR "therapeutic use"[sh] OR "Drug Therapy"[mesh]) AND ("Medical Audit "[mesh] OR "Attitude of Health Personnel "[mesh] OR "Physician's Practice Patterns "[mesh] OR "Epidemiology "[mesh] OR "epidemiology"[sh])))



Search terms from the above lists edited to be used in OVID databases (e.g., MEDLINE) using the all frequencies command (.af). These haven't been verified by the Boolean Subtraction Procedure at this time:

pharmacoepid* OR prescrib* OR prescript* OR "drug* therap*" OR therapeutic OR medication* OR pharmaceutic* OR pharmacy OR pharmacies OR oral OR intravenous OR nasogastric OR rectal OR milligram* OR microgram OR micrograms OR dose OR doses OR dosage* OR administer* OR chemotherap* OR adjuvant OR pill* OR tablet* OR lozenge* OR suppositor* OR injection* OR infusion OR "drug utilization" OR "adverse effect*" OR "Drug Prescriptions " OR "Pharmaceutical Preparations"