References in periodicals archive ?
The patient characteristics associated with IIPEs in cluster locations also are noteworthy.
Provider IIPEs were much less likely to be associated with veterans of African American and Hispanic race in cluster locations.
Our washout period used to define IIPEs also possibly was not long enough and the intolerability or ineffectiveness of previous antipsychotics used by patients may have led to aripiprazole being prescribed.
The first VA prescription by a provider for aripiprazole for an SGA-naive patient with bipolar disorder, called the initial index prescription event (IIPE), was defined in a two-step process.
Second, the IIPE definition requires that the event be the first time a prescriber wrote a prescription meeting the patient-based index event criteria above.
Each prescriber IIPE was attributed to one of 165 VA medical centers (VAMCs) in the continental United States.
This approach uses cases-only to identify places and time periods with excess prescriber IIPE events.
Acronyms browser ?
Full browser ?