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: 2.939

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 86/255 (Pharmacology & Pharmacy)

Online ISSN: 1099-1557

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Ronald D. Mann Best Paper Award

Many congratulations to the Ronald D. Mann Best Paper Award finalists for the best articles published in the 2014 Volume.

First Prize

Jürgen Prestel, Peter Volkers, Dirk Mentzer, Helmar C. Lehmann, Hans-Peter Hartung, and Brigitte Keller-Stanislawski, for the GBS Study Group.
Risk of Guillain–Barré syndrome following pandemic influenza A(H1N1) 2009 vaccination in Germany.

Honourable Mention

Yuelian Sun, Chun Sen Wu and Jørn Olsen.
Trimethoprim use before pregnancy and risk of congenital malformation: reanalyzed using a case-crossover design and a case-time-control design.

Marsha A. Raebel, Sophia R. Newcomer, Elizabeth A. Bayliss, Denise Boudreau, Lynn DeBar, Thomas E. Elliott, Ameena T. Ahmed, Pamala A. Pawloski, David Fisher, Sengwee Toh and William Troy Donahoo
Chronic opioid use emerging after bariatric surgery.

Douglas C. McDonald and Kenneth E. Carlson.
The ecology of prescription opioid abuse in the USA: geographic variation in patients' use of multiple prescribers (“doctor shopping”).