Individual Study / Suissa_Open Med_2012

Quebec provincial database

Quebec provincial database

Initiatives -
To study acute renal injury with high-potency statins, community-acquired pneumonia with proton pump inhibitors, and hyperglycemic emergencies with antipsychotic drugs. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
1983

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Robert W. Platt
    McGill University

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort
Follow Up
Monthly

Marker Paper

Suissa et al. CNODES: the Canadian Network for Observational Drug Effect Studies. Open Medicine 2012;6(4)e134

PUBMED 23687528

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
7,980
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged over 65 years - receiving social assistance

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other