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Aims and scope

Drugs - Real World Outcomes targets original research and definitive reviews regarding the use of real-world data to evaluate health outcomes and inform healthcare decision-making on drugs, devices and other interventions in clinical practice. The journal includes, but is not limited to, the following research areas:

  • Using registries/databases/health records and other non-selected observational datasets to investigate:
    • drug use and treatment outcomes

    • prescription patterns

    • drug safety signals

    • adherence to treatment guidelines

    • benefit : risk profiles

    • comparative effectiveness

    • economic analyses including cost-of-illness

  • Data-driven research methodologies, including the capture, curation, search, sharing, analysis and interpretation of ‘big data’

  • Techniques and approaches to optimise real-world modelling.