Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety

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Edited By: B.L. Strom, USA; S. Hennessy, USA; H. G. M. Leufkens, The Netherlands; B.J. Park, Korea

Impact Factor: 2.552

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 47/176 (Public Environmental & Occupational Health); 121/256 (Pharmacology & Pharmacy)

Online ISSN: 1099-1557

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Special Issue - Call for Papers

Call for Papers - Special Issue on Validation Studies

Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety is planning a special issue on validation studies, and is soliciting original research papers that examine the validity and performance characteristics of algorithms or other approaches to identify health outcomes of interest in healthcare data for pharmacoepidemiology studies. Systematic reviews of studies examining the performance of such algorithms are also encouraged.

The deadline for manuscript submission is 31st December 2017. Please submit your manuscript via the ScholarOne site (https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/pds), and indicate that your submission is for the Validation Studies Special Issue.

Call for Papers –Special Issue on the Contributions of Pharmacoepidemiology to Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety is planning a special issue on opioids, and is soliciting original research papers that demonstrate the contributions of pharmacoepidemiology to Addressing the Opioid Epidemic. Any relevant papers are welcome, including descriptive studies, but we are especially interested in any studies that examine the effectiveness or impact of interventions or policies on opioid-related harms (e.g., misuse, abuse, addiction, diversion, overdose, death etc.) and on ensuring clinically sound opioid access. Systematic reviews of studies examining the effectiveness of such interventions are also encouraged.

The deadline for manuscript submission is 31st December 2017. Please submit your manuscript via the ScholarOne site (https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/pds), and indicate that your submission is for the Opioid Special Issue.

Submission Process Now Made Easy!

Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety has made its submission process easier for authors. The journal no longer requires authors to format their article to the journal's style upon intial submission. Further details on this new policy and manuscript presentation can be found on the Author Guidelines page.

Ronald D. Mann Best Paper Award

Many congratulations to the Ronald D. Mann Best Paper Award finalists for the best articles published in the 2016 Volume.

First Prize

Case–control study of oral glucose-lowering drugs in combination with long-acting insulin and the risks of incident myocardial infarction and incident stroke
James S. Floyd, Kerri L. Wiggins, et al. (Volume 25, Issue 2)

Honourable Mentions

Trimethoprim–sulfonamide use during the first trimester of pregnancy and the risk of congenital anomalies
Craig Hansen, Susan E. Andrade, et al. (Volume 25, Issue 2)

Generic switching of warfarin and risk of excessive anticoagulation: a Danish nationwide cohort study
Maja Hellfritzsch, Jette Rathe, et al. (Volume 25, Issue 3)

Dose-response relationship between sulfonylureas and major adverse cardiovascular events in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes
Ahmed S. Abdelmoneim, Dean T. Eurich, et al. (Volume 25, Issue 10)

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