5.2 Pharmacoepidemiology & Pharmacoeconomics Pharm D Syllabus, Notes, Books, PDF
Definition and scope:
Origin and evaluation of pharmacoepidemiology need for pharmacoepidemiology, aims and applications.
Measurement of outcomes in pharmacoepidemiology
Outcome measure and drug use measures
Prevalence, incidence and incidence rate. Monetary units, number of prescriptions, units of drugs dispensed, defined daily doses and prescribed daily doses, medication adherence measurement
Concept of risk in pharmacoepidemiology
Measurement of risk, attributable risk and relative risk, time-risk relationship and odds ratio
Includes theoretical aspects of various methods and practical study of various methods with the help of case studies for individual methods
Drug utilization review, case reports, case series, surveys of drug use, cross-sectional studies, cohort studies, case-control studies, case-cohort studies, meta-analysis studies, spontaneous reporting, prescription event monitoring and record linkage system.
Sources of data for pharmacoepidemiological studies
Ad Hoc data sources and automated data systems.
Selected special applications of pharmacoepidemiology
Studies of vaccine safety, hospital pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology and risk management, and drug-induced birth defects.
Definition, history, and needs of pharmacoeconomic evaluations
Role in formulary management decisions
Outcome assessment and types of evaluation
Includes theoretical aspects of various methods and practical study of various methods with the help of case studies for individual methods:
Cost-minimization, cost-benefit, cost-effectiveness, cost-utility
3. Applications of Pharmacoeconomics
Software and case studies
Fifth Year Pharm D Subjects
|5.2||Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics|
|5.3||Clinical Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacotherapeutic Drug Monitoring|
|5.5||Project work (Six Months)|
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