The Role of Hemoglobin Laboratory Test Results for the Detection of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Outcomes Resulting from the Use of Medications in Observational Studies

Project Title The Role of Hemoglobin Laboratory Test Results for the Detection of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Outcomes Resulting from the Use of Medications in Observational Studies
Date
Monday, November 14, 2016
Location
Description

The objective of this study was to evaluate whether hemoglobin results increase UGI outcome identification in electronic databases, using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) as a test case.

Medical Product
non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)
Health Outcome
gastrointestinal hemorrhage
perforated ulcer
Corresponding Author

E. Patorno, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. Email: epatorno@partners.org

Authors

Elisabetta Patorno MD, DrPH; Joshua Gagne PharmD, ScD; Christine Lu PhD, MSc; Kevin Haynes PharmD, MSCE; Andrew Sterret PhD; Jason Roy PhD; Marsha Raebel PharmD; Xingmei Wang MS

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