publication . Article . 2003

Farmacoepidemiologia e farmacoeconomia della terapia anti-ipertensiva: uno studio osservazionale della popolazione della Asl di Ravenna

Luca Degli Esposti; Alessandro Capone; Mirko Di Martino; Stefania Saragoni; Samuele Berlini; Pierluigi Russo; Ezio Degli Esposti;
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  • Published: 15 May 2003 Journal: Farmeconomia. Health economics and therapeutic pathways (issn: 2240-256X, eissn: 2240-256X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SEEd Medical Publishers
Abstract
<jats:p>The aim of the paper was to perform a pharmacoepidemiological and pharmacoeconomic analysis of antihypertensive drug treatment. An administrative database kept by the Local Health Unit of Ravenna listing patient baseline characteristics, drug prescriptions and hospital admissions was used to perform a population-based cohort study. The study included all new users of antihypertensive drugs, 20 years of age or over receiving a first prescription for diuretics, beta-blockers, calcium channel-blockers, ACE inhibitors or angiotensin II antagonists (AIIAs) between January 1st, 2000 and December 31st, 2000. All prescriptions for anti-hypertensive drugs filled ...
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free text keywords: Pharmacoeconomics; Health economics, Medicine (General), R5-920, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Medical prescription, Angiotensin II, Pharmacotherapy, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Cohort study, Drug Utilization, Cohort, business.industry, business, Antihypertensive drug, medicine.drug_class
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publication . Article . 2003

Farmacoepidemiologia e farmacoeconomia della terapia anti-ipertensiva: uno studio osservazionale della popolazione della Asl di Ravenna

Luca Degli Esposti; Alessandro Capone; Mirko Di Martino; Stefania Saragoni; Samuele Berlini; Pierluigi Russo; Ezio Degli Esposti;