Propensity Scores in Pharmacoepidemiology: Beyond the Horizon

@article{Jackson2017PropensitySI,
  title={Propensity Scores in Pharmacoepidemiology: Beyond the Horizon},
  author={John William Jackson and Ian T Schmid and Elizabeth A. Stuart},
  journal={Current Epidemiology Reports},
  year={2017},
  volume={4},
  pages={271-280}
}
Purpose of ReviewPropensity score methods have become commonplace in pharmacoepidemiology over the past decade. Their adoption has confronted formidable obstacles that arise from pharmacoepidemiology’s reliance on large healthcare databases of considerable heterogeneity and complexity. These include identifying clinically meaningful samples, defining treatment comparisons, and measuring covariates in ways that respect sound epidemiologic study design. Additional complexities involve correctly… CONTINUE READING
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