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Changes in English medication safety indicators throughout the COVID-19 pandemic: a federated analysis of 57 million patients’ primary care records in situ using OpenSAFELY

Description
Pharmacist-led information technology intervention (PINCER) is an effective way to reduce errors in prescription and medication monitoring which are responsible for a large proportion of adverse drug events. This is achieved through the monitoring of 13 PINCER measures. The purpose of this notebook is observe changes in adherence to each of the PINCER measures at the practice level during the pandemic.
Authors
Louis Fisher, Lisa E. M. Hopcroft, Sarah Rodgers, James Barrett, Kerry Oliver, Anthony J. Avery, Dai Evans, Helen Curtis, Richard Croker, Orla Macdonald, Jessica Morley, Amir Mehrkar, Seb Bacon, Simon Davy, Iain Dillingham, David Evans, George Hickman, Peter Inglesby, Caroline E. Morton, Becky Smith, Tom Ward, William Hulme, Amelia Green, Jon Massey, Alex J. Walker, Chris Bates, Jonathan Cockburn, John Parry, Frank Hester, Sam Harper, Shaun O’Hanlon, Alex Eavis, Richard Jarvis, Dima Avramov, Paul Griffiths, Aaron Fowles, Nasreen Parkes, Ben Goldacre, Brian MacKenna
Contact
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First published
21 Sep 2021
Last released
20 Jun 2022
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