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OpenPrescribing: normalised data and software tool to research trends in English NHS primary care prescribing 1998-2016

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Objectives

We aimed to compile and normalise England’s national prescribing data for 1998–2016 to facilitate research on long-term time trends and create an opendata exploration tool for wider use.

Design

We compiled data from each individual year’s national statistical publications and normalised them by mapping each drug to its current classification within the national formulary where possible. We created a freely accessible, interactive web tool to allow anyon...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019921

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3429-9576
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Somerville College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5127-4728
Laura and John Arnold Foundation More from this funder
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
2
Pages:
e019921
Publication date:
2018-02-23
Acceptance date:
2017-12-12
DOI:
EISSN:
2044-6055
Pubs id:
pubs:828553
URN:
uri:d15a07f0-0aa2-47ac-a0e8-0c2f3e6ecf03
UUID:
uuid:d15a07f0-0aa2-47ac-a0e8-0c2f3e6ecf03
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pubs:828553

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